Bill on Arunachals ST list approved by Union cabinet

The Union Cabinet approved the introduction of a Bill to modify the list of Scheduled Tribes (ST) of Arunachal Pradesh. The bill proposes deletion of the Abor tribe from the state's ST list 'as it is the same as Adi'tribe. The bill seeks to include the Mishmi-Kaman (Miju Mishmi), Idu (Mishmi) and Taraon (Digaru Mishmi) tribes in the list.
Arjun Manjunadha

Last Updated: Jan 04,2019 12:01 IST

Bill on Arunachals ST list approved by Union cabinet

Bill on Arunachals ST list approved by Union cabinet

04 January 2019 Current Affairs:

The Union Cabinet approved the introduction of a Bill to modify the list of Scheduled Tribes (ST) of Arunachal Pradesh.
The bill proposes deletion of the Abor tribe from the state's ST list 'as it is the same as Adi' tribe.
As there is no tribe called 'Khampti', the bill replaces it with 'Tai Khamti' on the list.
The bill seeks to include the Mishmi-Kaman (Miju Mishmi), Idu (Mishmi) and Taraon (Digaru Mishmi) tribes in the list.
It also proposes inclusion of 'Monpa, Memba, Sartang, Sajolong in lieu of the Momba' tribe.
The Nocte, Tangsa, Tutsa and Wancho tribes would replace the words 'any Naga tribe' in the state's ST list.

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