Parliament passes bill to include Bhogta and other communities in Jharkhand’s ST list- Current Affairs 2022

Parliament on Tuesday passed a bill to include the Bhogta community in the list of Scheduled Tribes in Jharkhand after removing it from the Scheduled Caste category.

The Constitution (Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill-2022 also seeks to include certain other communities, including Kharwar, Deshwari, Ganjhu, Dautalbandi (Dwalbandi), Patbandi, Raut, in the list of Scheduled Tribes in Jharkhand.