NCST clears way for inclusion of “Pahari” community in ST list of JK UT

NEW DELHI, Nov 03: National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) has cleared the way for the inclusion of the “Pahari” community in the Scheduled Tribes list of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

“The commission has examined the proposal received from the Ministry of Tribal Affairs.The commission supports the proposal on the basis of the recommendation of the Office of the Registrar General of India ” the NCST communicated.

The recommendations for the inclusion had come from the commission  headed by Justice (Retd.) G.D. Sharma in Jammu and Kashmir.

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