Very little is understood about Fifth and Sixth schedules of Indian constitution

“The two schedules remain probably, the most enigmatic segments of the Constitution of India. Constitutional authorities, judiciary, bureaucrats, journalists and academia alike are ignorant about factual realities on these two schedules, as evident from passionate yet factually incorrect writings that keep appearing in dailies, magazines, and journals,” writes B K Manish.

Let’s have a look at a tabular comparison of provisions under Fifth and Sixth Schedules that provide for alternate or special governance mechanisms for certain scheduled areas in the mainland and tribal areas.

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