NE tribal areas out of tweaked citizenship bill squib

The latest CAB draft leaves out of its purview tribal areas of Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura covered under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution as well as areas where Inner Line Permit is applicable. The provision seeks to assuage concerns repeatedly expressed by various groups in the north-east about likely displacement of tribes and indigenous people as a fallout of implementation of CAB.
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