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  • Removal of Chakmas and Hajongs from Arunachal, opposed

    Removal of Chakmas and Hajongs from Arunachal, opposed

    If Arunachal Pradesh wants to settle the Chakmas and Hajongs in other states, it will be expected to share the population burden of those states as part of India. In fact, more settlements in sparsely-populated Arunachal Pradesh will be argued for ensuring the territorial integrity of India given China's threat..."

    August 23, 2021
  • Chakmas, Hajongs can’t get ST status: Rijiju

    Chakmas, Hajongs can’t get ST status: Rijiju

    Union minister Kiren Rijiju has said Chakma and Hajong communities cannot be granted Schuduled Tribe status in Aunachal Pradesh. “The issue of Chakma and Hajong is very sensitive and we cannot grant them Schedule Tribe status in Arunachal Pradesh. I have also filed an affidavit in Supreme Court on the matter” the Union Minister of …

    April 28, 2017