Rengma Nagas demand autonomous council

  • Published
    11th Jun, 2021

GS-II: Polity and Governance

  • Mechanisms, Laws, Institutions and Bodies constituted for the Protection and Betterment of Vulnerable Sections
Context

The Rengma Nagas in Assam have raised a demand for an autonomous district council amid a decision by the Central and the State governments to upgrade the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) into a territorial council.

Prelims question:

Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about Autonomous District Councils?

  1. The autonomous district councils are constituted under Fifth Schedule of Constitution related to Schedule Areas.
  2. The area of an autonomous district council can be modified by Governor.
  3. There is no autonomous district council in the state of Nagaland.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  • A.
  • B.
  • C.
  • D.

Mains Question:

How promising do you find the role of autonomous district councils in promoting economic interest of the regions in which they are constituted?                                                                                                   

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