Lok Sabha Passes Constitution (Jammu and Kashmir) Scheduled Tribes Order (Amendment) Bill, 2024

  • The Bill aims to empower Pahari Ethnic Group, Padari Tribes, Koli, and Gadda Brahmin by providing Scheduled Tribe status. 
  • The inclusion of these communities will not impact existing Scheduled Tribe communities like Gujjars and Bakarwals. 
  • Reservations to newly listed Scheduled Tribes will be provided without affecting existing Scheduled Tribe communities.
  • The Government of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir will issue necessary notifications on the reservation. 
  • Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s government is committed to inclusive development under the mantra of Sabka Sath, Sabka Vishwas.
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