• Introduced
    Lok Sabha
    Jul 31, 2006
    Gray
  • Referred
    Standing Committee
    Aug 28, 2006
    Gray
  • Report
    Standing Committee
    Dec 18, 2006
    Gray
  • Passed
    Lok Sabha
    May 14, 2017
    Gray
  • Passed
    Rajya Sabha
    Aug 14, 2017
    Gray
  • The Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2006 was introduced in the Lok Sabha on July 31, 2006. The Bill was introduced by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
  • The Bill seeks to amend the Constitution (Scheduled Caste) Order, 1950.
  • The Bill seeks the inclusion of new castes based on social, educational and economic backwardness.
  • The Bill makes modifications or imposition of area restrictions in the existing communities.
  • The List of Scheduled Castes was first notified in 1950. The list has been modified several times. The Bill amends the list in respect of 17 communities from the states of Haryana, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Punjab and Chattisgarh.
  • The Bill includes synonymous communities in respect of a caste in the existing list.
  • The proposed changes are:

           

State

Original Entry

Modified Entry

Haryana

Batwal

Batwal, Barwala

 

Megh

Megh, Meghwal

Kerala

Thandan

Thandan (excluding Ezhuvas , Thiyyas and Thanchan in the erstwhile Cochin,

   

Malabar and Tranvancore areas.)

Madhya Pradesh

Bagri, Bagdi

Bagri, Bagdi (excluding Rajput, Thakur sub-castes among Bagri, Bagdi)

Mahrashtra

Basor, Burud,

Basor, Burud, Bansor,

 

Bansor, Bansodi

Bansodi, Basod

 

Bhambi,

Bhambi, Bhambhi,

 

Bhambhi,

Asadaru, Asodi,

 

Asadaru, Asodi,

Chamadia, Chamar,

 

Chamadia,

Chamari, Chambhar,

 

Chamar,

Chamgar, Haralayya,

 

Chamari, Chambhar,

Harali, Khalpa, Machigar, Mochigar,

 

Chamgar,

Madar, Madig,

 

Haralayya,

Mochi, Telegu Mochi,

 

Harali, Khalpa,

Kamati Mochi,

 

Machigar,

Ranigar,, Rohidas,

 

Mochigar, Madar, Madig,

Nona, Ramnami, Rohit, Samgar, Samagara,

 

Mochi, Telegu

Satnami, Suryabanshi,

 

Mochi, Kamati

Surjyaramnami,

 

Mochi, Ranigar,,

Charmakar, Pardeshi

 

Rohidas, Nona,

Ramnami, Rohit,

Chamar

 

Samgar, Samagara,

 
 

Satnami, Suryabanshi, Surjyaramnami

 
 

Bhangi, Mehtar, Olgana, Rukhi,

Bhangi, Mehtar, Olgana, Rukhi,

 

Malakana,

Malakana, Halalkhor,

 

Halalkhor,

Lalbegi, Balmiki, Korar,

 

Lalbegi, Balmiki,

Korar, Zadmalli,

Zadmalli

 

Hela

 

Orissa

Chamar, Mochi,

Chamar, Chamara,

 

Muchi, Satnami

Chamar-Ravidas,

   

Chamar - Rohidas,

   

Mochi, Muchi, Satnami

 

Kandra, Kandara

Kandra, Kandara,

   

Kadama, Kuduma,

   

Kodma, Kodama

Punjab

 

Insertion of "Mahatam,

   

Rai Sikh" after Entry 38

Chattisgarh

 

Insertion of "Turi" after Entry 43