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Expedite inclusion of 11 Gorkha sub-tribes in ST list: Darjeeling MP

Delhi: Darjeeling MP Raju Bista has raised the long-pending issue of re-inclusion of 11 left-out Gorkha sub-tribes in the Scheduled Tribe list. In a press release issued from the Darjeeling MP’s office, Bista has been quoted, “Post-Independence, the ‘Hill Tribes’ status of the Gorkhas was removed without any consultation with the community, which had deprived […]