Published on: August 14, 2021

SCHEDULED TRIBES IN ARUNACHAL

SCHEDULED TRIBES IN ARUNACHAL

purchase prednisone for dogs What is in news : Union Cabinet approved a proposal to amend the list of Scheduled Tribes in Arunachal Pradesh, Parliament last week passed the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill 2021

Nibong Tebal Aim of the bill :

  • The Bill seeks to modify Part-XVIII of the Schedule to the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order, 1950. Part-XVIII lists 16 tribes of Arunachal, in order: Abor, Aka, Apatani, Nyishi, Galong, Khampti, Khowa, Mishmi [Idu, Taroon], Momba, Any Naga tribes, Sherdukpen, Singpho, Hrusso, Tagin, Khamba and Adi.
  • The Bill corrects the names of tribes spelt incorrectly, and adds names of a few tribes that were either named ambiguously or had their parent group named only.

Significance :

Indigenous nomenclature of tribes has been a long-standing demand in Arunachal Pradesh for two reasons:

  • For the recognition of individual identity
  • Do away with the ambiguity as a result of errors in their names.