Lok Sabha passes bill to include more tribes in ST category in Karnataka

  • Parliament passed a bill to include certain tribal communities in Karnataka in the Scheduled Tribe category.
  • It seeks to include Parivara and Talawara tribal communities in the ST category to ensure they get reservation and other benefits provided by the government.
  • Siddi tribes of Belagavi, Dharwad would also be included in the ST category apart from those living in Uttar Kannada districts.
  • The amendments have been made in the list of STs in Karnataka.
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