New Delhi, Jan 17 : The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for introduction of a Bill, namely the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2008 in Parliament by amending the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order, 1950.
The amendment will effect the modifications in the list of Scheduled Tribes relating to the State of Arunachal Pradesh.
The modified list of Scheduled Tribes in the State of Arunachal
Pradesh will satisfy the aspirations of the 'Nyishi' community
regarding removal of the term "Dafla" and insertion of 'Nyishi" in
the list of Scheduled Tribes in Arunachal Pradesh.