Srinagar- In a major improvement, the Lok Sabha on Tuesday handed the Structure (Jammu and Kashmir) Scheduled Tribes Order (Modification) Invoice, 2023 to grant scheduled tribe standing to Pahari Ethnic Group and different communities in Jammu & Kashmir.
In keeping with particulars obtainable, the Lok Sabha additionally handed the Scheduled Castes Order (Modification) Invoice, 2023 that seeks to incorporate Valmiki neighborhood within the Scheduled Caste record of Jammu & Kashmir.
The ST Invoice additionally contains Gadda Brahman, Koli and Paddari communities to the ST record of Jammu and Kashmir. The home was adjourned for the day quickly after the 2 Payments have been handed.
The Payments will now be taken up within the Rajya Sabha for consideration and passage. These Payments have been handed practically seven months after they have been launched within the Lok Sabha. The Payments have been launched within the Lok Sabha on July 26 final 12 months.
The announcement to grant ST standing to Pahari Ethnic Group was made by Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah throughout public rallies in Baramulla and Rajouri in October 2022.
The grant of ST standing would make Paharis eligible for all advantages obtainable to ST class in Jammu and Kashmir. The Paharis are in majority in Nowshera, Kalakote-Sunderbani, Rajouri, Thanmandi, Surankote, Poonch-Haveli, Mendhar, Uri and Karnah meeting segments of J&Ok.
Notably, Paharis have been preventing for greater than three a long time for his or her inclusion within the Schedule Tribe (ST) class.
The inclusion of those communities within the record of Scheduled Tribes in Jammu and Kashmir can have completely no influence on the present degree of reservations obtainable to the prevailing Scheduled Tribe communities resembling Gujjars and Bakarwals. They may proceed to get reservations like earlier than, mentioned the federal government in an official handout.
“Reservation to the newly listed Scheduled Tribes will probably be supplied in such a way that it doesn’t trigger any hurt to the communities that are already listed as Scheduled Tribes. After the Invoice is handed by the Parliament, the Authorities of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir will difficulty crucial notifications on reservation, which can be sure that the individuals included within the present record of Scheduled Tribes proceed to get the identical degree of reservation,” it added.
Listing of tribes in ST record of J&Ok
4. Bot, Boto
5. Brokpa, Drokpa, Dard, Shin
7. Gadda Brahmin
13. Paddari Tribe
14. Pahari Ethnic Group
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