Goa Assembly: Reservation for Scheduled Tribes

  • 08 Mar 2024

On 7th March, Union Cabinet approved Bill for Scheduled Tribes reservation in Goa Legislative Assembly.

Key Points

  • Empowering ST Community: Scheduled Tribes currently lack reserved seats in Goa assembly. Bill aims to rectify representation imbalance.
  • Readjustment Bill: 'Readjustment of Representation of Scheduled Tribes Bill, 2024' approved.
  • Census Commissioner to identify ST population in Goa.
  • Electoral Impact: Election Commission to adjust parliamentary and assembly constituencies for ST reservation.