The bill seeks to give effect to proposals of Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Kerala, Odisha and West Bengal to modify the list of Scheduled Castes. The bill was introduced in the Parliament by Union Social Justice Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot as per the provisions of Article 341 of the Constitution.
The Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2016 that was introduced in Lok Sabha on March 1, 2016, by the Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, Thawar Chand Gehlot has been passed in the current session of the Parliament.
So let’s do:
1. Who is the Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment ?
Source – The Hindu