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Tribal areas under the Constitution of India

Tribal areas generally mean areas having preponderance of tribal population. However, the Constitution of India refers tribal areas within the States of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura & Mizoram, as those areas specified in Parts I, II, IIA & III of the … Continue reading

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Scheduled Tribes under the Constitution of India: Literacy rates and characteristics

The Constitution of India does not define Scheduled Tribes as such. Article 366(25) refers to scheduled tribes as those communities who are scheduled in accordance with Article 342 of the Constitution. According to Article 342 of the Constitution, the Scheduled … Continue reading

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Constitutional protection of India’s unique tribal heritage and its implementation – Government of India

To learn more about recent measures taken by government agencies, do the following: Type “constitution tribe“, “tribe government state [e.g. Maharashtra, Goa]”, “adivasi protection”, “tribal resources”, “indian government tribe”, “[name of tribal community] 2015” or similar search terms into the search window here: … Continue reading

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Indian women’s rights are “self-evident and constitutionally secured”: Building capabilities by implementing good laws – The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy

Vasundhara Sirnate, The Hindu, Opinion » Lead, February 1, 2014 | Read the full article here >> In the last two years the highest courts in the country have responded to a mass call for more protection for women. Alongside, there have … Continue reading

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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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