Paharis and Paddaris

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: IE  Context: The government has introduced the Constitution (Jammu and Kashmir) Scheduled Tribes Order (Amendment) Bill, 2023 in Lok Sabha to include four communities in the list of Scheduled Tribes (STs) in Jammu and Kashmir. The four communities proposed for ST status are “Gadda Brahmin,” “Koli,” “Paddari Tribe,” and …