Demand for 6th Schedule Status: Arunachal Pradesh

◆Arunachal Pradesh is a
5th Schedule State. 

6th schedule
◆6th Schedule is applied in Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura.
Based on the reports of the Bordoloi Committee 

◆The tribal areas in the 6th Schedule area have been constituted as autonomous districts. 
◆The autonomous districts have been given varying degrees of autonomy within the State Legislature.
◆exercise legislative and executive powers
◆Acts passed by Parliament and state legislatures may or may not be levied in these regions unless the President and the governor gives her or his approval
◆6th Schedule area does not fall outside the executive authority of the state concerned.

Composition of Autonomous Councils

◆not more than 30 members, of which four are nominated by the governor(All have 5 year tenure)

Peninsular river(part-6)

1- Godavari River
✓ it has length of about 1465km.
✓ it originates from Trimbak, Nasik(Maharashtra).
✓it flows from Maharashtra covering Chattisgarh, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
✓ its an eastward flowing river which gets drained into Bay of Bengal.
✓ Godavari is the longest river of South India…it is also known as South Ganges or Dakshin Ganges.
Some Tributories of Godavari are—
Sabri river
Purna river
Indravati river
Manjira river
2- Krishna River
✓ it is also known as krishnaveni.
✓ it originates in Mahabaleshwar(Maharashtra).
✓ it has a length of about 1400km.
✓ it flows from Maharashtra covering Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
✓ its an eastward flowing river which drains into Bay of Bengal.
Some Tributories of Krishna River are—
Bhima river
Dindi river
Peddawagu river
Tungabhadra river
Note: Krishan- Godavari delta region is famous for rice. So it is also known as “bowl of rice”.The major portion of this delta is in Andhra Pradesh.
3- Mahanadi River
✓ its originated from Sihawa mountain (Chattisgarh).
✓ it has total length of about 858km.
✓ world’s longest earthen dam i.e. Hirakud Dam is built over this river.
✓ it flows from Chattisgarh to Odisha and gets drained into Bay of Bengal.
Some Tributories of this river are—
Seonath
Hasdeo
Ong
Telen
4- Kaveri river
✓ its origin is from Brahmgiri hills(Karnataka).
✓ it has total length of about 805km.
✓ it’s South India only perrenial river.
✓ this river is also known as “Ganges of South India”
Some Tributories of this river are—
Shimsa
Hemavati
Kabini
Amaravati
6- Narmada River
✓ It was also known as Rewa/Nerbudda.
✓ it’s origin is from Amarkantak (Madhya Pradesh).
✓ it has a total length of about 1312km.
✓ it is also known as “lifeline of Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat”.
✓ this river is the largest westward flowing river of India.
Some Tributories of this river are—
Dudhi
Tawa
Ganjal
Hiran
Lohar
7- Tapi River
✓ it is also known as tapti River.
✓ it originates from multai (Madhya Pradesh).
✓ it’s length is about 724km.
✓ it is also a westward flowing river.
✓ it has one tributory Ver river.
✓ this river flows between Godavari and Narmada River.