Parliament passes Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill 2021

  • On 9th August 2021, Parliament has passed the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2021.
  • The Bill seeks to amend the constitutional list of Scheduled Tribes as recommended by Arunachal Pradesh.
  • It removes the Abor tribe from the list of identified STs in that state and also replaces certain STs with other tribes.