What is Article 244?

Article 244 of the Indian Constitution deals with the administration of scheduled areas and tribal areas. It contained two provisions as follows:

  1. The provisions of the Fifth Schedule shall apply to the administration and control of the Scheduled Areas and Scheduled Tribes in any State other than the States of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram.
  2. The provisions of the Sixth Schedule shall apply to the administration of the tribal areas in the States of Assam Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram.

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