In India, lower house passes constitutional amendment bill to amend list of scheduled tribes

By The Hindu, 1 April
Lower House of India's parliament (photo credit: Hindustan Times)
Lower House of India's parliament (photo credit: Hindustan Times)
A bill to include certain tribal communities in the list of Scheduled Tribes in four newly-created districts in Uttar Pradesh was passed in Lok Sabha [...] with members seeking better implementation of the reservation policies for such categories. The bill, which was approved by voice vote by the Lower House, amends the Scheduled Tribes Order to recognise Gond community in the districts of Chandauli, Kushinagar, Sant Kabir Nagar and Sant Ravidas Nagar.
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