Jharkhand govt to convene special Assembly session on 11 Nov to pass resolution on Sarna Code

The resolution will seek a special column for followers of the Sarna religion, who are not presently classified as a separate entity, in the Census 2021

Press Trust of India November 10, 2020 13:16:05 IST
Jharkhand govt to convene special Assembly session on 11 Nov to pass resolution on Sarna Code

File image of Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren. News18

Ranchi: The Jharkhand government has decided to convene a special Assembly session on Wednesday to pass a resolution for the provision of a separate Sarna Code for tribals in the state and forward it to the Centre.

The decision in this regard was taken during a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Hemant Soren in Ranchi on Monday, a government spokesperson said.

The council of ministers approved holding of the fourth special session of the fifth Jharkhand Assembly on 11 November, he said.

The resolution will seek a special column for followers of the Sarna religion in the Census 2021. At present, they are not classified as a separate entity.

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