Tripura Tribal Welfare Minister – Mevar Kumar Jamatia has sought passage of the 125th Constitution Amendment Bill, 2019 in the Parliament. 

In a letter to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Tripura Tribal Welfare Minister Mevar Kumar Jamatia said that the Bill needs to be passed in the Parliament immediately, for larger interest of the indigenous people of Tripura. 

He, in his letter to Shah, stated that passage of the Bill would empower the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) under Sixth Schedule of the Constitution. 

“I would request you to kindly look into the matter personally and arrange passage of the Constitution 125th Bill, 2019 towards empowerment of the indigenous tribal population of the state, thereby fulfilling their aspirations to ensure the slogan Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas Sabka Viswas,” Jamatia wrote in his letter to Amit Shah. 

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“I must mention here that with these commitments to the indigenous people of Tripura, we came to power and considering the sentiments of the people, the said issue may be given utmost priority,” Jamatia added. 

Mevar Kumar Jamatia is the general secretary of ruling BJP’s ally Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT). 

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