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eBook | Constitution of India & Ministry of Tribal Affairs

All the hyperlinks given in this page opens a Portable Document Format (PDF) file in a new window. Preface (25 KB) Contents (82 KB) Parts I to XXII (640 KB) Schedules I to XII (229 KB) Appendix I & II … Continue reading

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Towards administrative mechanisms that meet the requirements of the Indian Constitution and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child – National Commission for Protection of Child Rights

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) was set up in March 2007 under the Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005, an Act of Parliament (December 2005). The Commission’s Mandate is to ensure that all Laws, … Continue reading

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The term ‘Adivasi’: neither an equivalent to ‘Tribe’ nor used in the Indian Constitution – Mainstream Weekly

By J.J. Roy Burman, Mainstream, Vol XLVII, No 32, July 25, 2009 In India the term ‘Adivasi’ has gained immense popularity in the last few decades to identify the tribes. This term is more commonly brought to use by the NGO … Continue reading

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Traditional social structures of Adivasis and the constitutional right to food

Legally entitled to a full stomachFifty percent of the world’s hungry live in India. But India is a democracy, which gives her citizens a lot of rights – for instance, the constitutional right to food. Based on this right, Indian … Continue reading

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Commitment to Community Forest Rights titles, sustainable mining for the betterment of the tribals, and equality for the deprived – Government of India

Central Hall, Parliament House : 31.01.2017The Hindu, January 31, 2017 | To read the full text of the President’s address to the joint session of Parliament, click here or download it from the President’s official website: President’s Address to Parliament (PDF, 0.19 MB) Excerpts Honourable Members, 30. … Continue reading

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