Wednesday, May 12, 2021
North East

Meet to discuss move to amend 6th Schedule

SHILLONG, SEPTEMBER 24: The Forum of Councils under Sixth Schedule (FOCUSS) has convened a meeting to brainstorm and submit its proposal to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the proposal to amend the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution.
FOCUSS was formed in 2015 and it consists of 10 Autonomous District Councils – Khasi Hills, Jaintia Hills, Garo Hills, Bodoland, Dima Hasao, Karbi Anglong, Chakma, Lal, Mara and Tripura tribal councils.
FOCUSS Chairman PN Syiem said he has spoken to the Chief Executive Members of the Councils and invited them to the meeting to be held here on October 4.
He said that after the meeting, a joint delegation under the banner of FOCUSS would submit their suggestions to the Parliamentary Standing Committee in New Delhi for incorporation in the proposed amendment. (Courtesy: AT)