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'Ladakh may be declared as tribal area under sixth schedule'

  • Ladakh may be declared as a tribal area under the Sixth schedule of the Constitution, the National Commission  for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) recommended.
  • The Commission met officials from the Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Law and Justice and Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA) in order to discuss the matter.
  • This was the first in a series of meetings that the Commission will hold to decide on the issue.