/Arunachal Pradesh assembly passes resolution to bring state under Sixth Schedule

Arunachal Pradesh assembly passes resolution to bring state under Sixth Schedule

The Arunachal Pradesh Assembly has passed a resolution to bring the state under the ambit of Sixth Schedule of the Constitution besides amending Article 371(H) bringing provisions to safeguard tribes of the state.

The resolution which was moved by Legislative Affairs Minister Bamang Felix on Thursday on behalf of the government was gone by voice vote following a marathon discussion within the house.

Participating within the discussion, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said, it’s a historic resolution moved by the government . Stating that it’s a long-time exercise, the Chief Minister appealed to everyone for his or her cooperation as and when required.

Chief Minister Pema Khandu answering to an issue on the Assam-Arunachal boundary issue, said that Arunachal Pradesh Government would soon initiate talks to resolve the boundary dispute with the neighbouring state.

The Assembly Session was held for less than at some point in sight of the pandemic situation.

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