What does Article 371B say?

Article 371B provides for the special provisions for the state of Assam. Under Article 371B, the President is empowered to provide for the creation of a committee of the Assam Legislative Assembly consisting of members elected from the Tribal Areas of the state and such other members as he may specify. 

This article was added by the 22nd Constitutional Amendment Act of 1969. 

The Tribal Areas of Assam are specified in the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution. They are:

  1. North Cachar Hills District
  2. Karbi Anglong District and
  3. Bodoland Territorial Areas District. 

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