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Nagaland House passes backward tribes Bill

By The Assam Tribune

KOHIMA, March 24 - Nagaland Assembly has passed the Nagaland Backward Tribes Commission Bill 2016 to establish a commission for backward tribes in the State to safeguard their rights.

The Commission would focus on the six backward tribes of Eastern Nagaland � Chang, Khimaniungan, Konyak, Phom, Sangtam and Yimchungru belonging to Longleng, Kiphire, Mon and Tuensang districts. The Bill, which was presented by Chief Minister Zeliang, was passed recently by voice vote.

Zeliang said that the Bill was necessary with a view to establish an effective mechanism for safeguarding the rights of backward tribes of Nagaland. � PTI

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Nagaland House passes backward tribes Bill

KOHIMA, March 24 - Nagaland Assembly has passed the Nagaland Backward Tribes Commission Bill 2016 to establish a commission for backward tribes in the State to safeguard their rights.

The Commission would focus on the six backward tribes of Eastern Nagaland � Chang, Khimaniungan, Konyak, Phom, Sangtam and Yimchungru belonging to Longleng, Kiphire, Mon and Tuensang districts. The Bill, which was presented by Chief Minister Zeliang, was passed recently by voice vote.

Zeliang said that the Bill was necessary with a view to establish an effective mechanism for safeguarding the rights of backward tribes of Nagaland. � PTI