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Karbis against ST status for hill Bodos

  • IASbaba
  • February 19, 2020
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Karbis against ST status for hill Bodos

In news:

  • Assam-based insurgent group of Karbishas demanded that the Bodos in the hill areas not be given the Scheduled Tribe status as it will affect the “identity of the Karbis”.
  • Recently The Home Ministry, the Assam government and Bodo groups signed the pac tto redraw and rename the Bodoland Territorial Area District (BTAD)

Click here to read about BODOLAND ISSUE 

From Prelims Point Of View:

Karbis (Mikir) 

  • One of the major ethnic communities in Northeast India( especially Assam)
  • The great artist-scholar Bishnu Prasad Rabha refer to them as the Columbus of Assam

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