Parliament passes Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2016

Posted on:29 Apr 2016 09:12:08

Parliament passes Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2016
29 April 2016 Current Affairs GK: Parliament passed Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2016 to include certain communities in the list of Scheduled Castes (SC) from 4 states. The bill seeks to amend Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order, 1950 to include certain communities from Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Kerala and West Bengal in the list. It also has provisions for exclusion of certain communities from Odisha and removal of area restriction in respect of certain communities.

The bill was introduced in the Parliament by Union Social Justice Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot as per the provisions of Article 341 of the Constitution. Chhattisgarh: Inclusion of Sais, Sahis, Sarathi, Soot-Sarathi, Thanwar communities in the list. 

Haryana : Inclusion of (i) Aheria, Aheri, Hari, Heri, Thori, Turi and (ii) Rai Sikh communities in the list. 

Kerala : Inclusion of Peruvannan community in the list and Modification in the area of specification of Malayan community. 

West Bengal : Removal of area restriction of Chain community. 

Odisha : Exclusion of Bariki and Kummari communities in the list.

Article 341 : It empowers Parliament to include or exclude castes from the list of Scheduled Castes in the notification. It also empowers the President to specify castes which will be deemed as Scheduled Castes through a notification.

 

Gk Current Affairs April 2017

29 APRIL
NEWS
28 APRIL
NEWS
27 APRIL
NEWS
26 APRIL
NEWS

Gk Current Affairs March 2017

31 MARCH
NEWS
30 MARCH
NEWS
29 MARCH
NEWS
28 MARCH
NEWS

Gk Current Affairs February 2017

28 FEBRUARY
NEWS
27 FEBRUARY
NEWS
25 FEBRUARY
NEWS
24 FEBRUARY
NEWS




Get Daily Current Affairs to your Email

You can Unsubscribe us at any time.

Get Daily Current Affairs to your Email

You can Unsubscribe us at any time.