Tribes Arunachal Pradesh

The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2021

INTRODUCED BY

Introduced by

Mr Arjun Munda

Minister for Tribal Affairs

SYNOPSIS

The bill proposes to remove the Abor tribe from the list   and replaces certain Schedule Tribe (ST) in Arunachal Pradesh for the welfare of these tribes.

HIGHLIGHTS

Salient Points ()

The bill seeks to amend the constitutional list of scheduled tribes as recommended by Arunachal Pradesh.

The bill removes Abor tribe and also replaces certain STs with other tribes 

Original ST listProposed changes
AborDeleted from the list
KhamptiTai Khampti
Mishmi, Idu, and TaroanMishmi-Kaman (Miju Mishmi), Idu (Mishmi), and Taraon (Digaru Mishmi)
MombaMonpa, Memba, Sartang, and Sajolang (Miji)
Any Naga TribesNocte, Tangsa, Tutsa, and Wancho

BACKGROUND

The bill was proposed on the recommendations of the State of Arunachal Pradesh.

There were 18 communities with their synonym  in ST list  Arunachal Pradesh, which lead to duplications.

Also, there were many communities which were not included in the list after independence.

KEY STATS

Key Stats ()

Population funded by tribal affairs ministry for the welfare of ST

10.45 crore
Population as per census 2011

# of communities (with their synonym) under ST list in Arunachal Pradesh

18

TIMELINES

02 Aug 2021
05 Aug 2021
09 Aug 2021

WHY (as per the govt)

Salient Points ()

The bill is for the welfare of  Schedule Tribe communities. 

MEDIA SAYING

VIDEO

Videos ()

OPINION POLL

Citizen Poll

The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2021

Tribes Arunachal Pradesh

Do you support the bill?

Vote To Unlock Results
Strongly Agree: 14.29%
Somewhat Agree: 57.14%
Somewhat Disagree: 28.57%
Strongly Agree: 0%



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