Arunachal: Ering requests Oram, include 5 Tribes of AP in ST list


New Delhi


Ninong Ering, Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) from Arunachal  met Jual Oram  at his residence office at New Delhi and submitted a memorandum regarding inclusion of The 5 tribes of Arunachal Pradesh in the Scheduled Tribes ( ST ) list. These tribes are Yobin, Nocte, Tutsa, Tangsa and Wancho of Arunachal Pradesh

However Kiren Rijiju, MOs Home ask Ering to talk to State Govt for direct clarification whether they have recommended Yobin case or not.

Ering on Tuesday met the Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram, and requested him for early inclusion of these tribes in the list. Oram assures inclusion of 5 tribes of Arunachal in ST list

 “Non-inclusion has deprived them from availing various government facilities and jobs,” he told the union minister.

Ering  raising this issue since 2016 by introducing a private members’ bill for inclusion of these tribes in the Arunachal Pradesh ST list.

Recently, Ering communicated with the union home ministry’s registrar general and census commissioner, requesting for inclusion of these tribes in the state’s ST list.

“The registrar general was of the opinion that the ministry of tribal affairs, being the nodal ministry in matters pertaining to STs, can take a final decision regarding this issue,” Ering said.

Ering– Hopeful that Government shall include Yobin, Nocte, Tutsa, Tangsa and Wancho tribes in Central Government’s list of ST in time bound manner. It will benefit the people greatly and help in achieving tribal development.


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