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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (SCHEDULED CASTES) ORDER 1936

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (SCHEDULED CASTES) ORDER, 1936.

HL Deb 08 April 1936 vol 100 cc506-7506

THE MARQUESS OF ZETLAND

My Lords, I beg to move that an Humble Address be presented to His Majesty, praying that an Order be made in the form of the draft approved by the House yesterday.

Moved, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, praying that an Order be made in the form of the draft approved by the House yesterday.—(The Marquess of Zetland.)

On Question, Motion agreed to: the said Address to be presented to His Majesty by the Lords with White Staves.

This order may be cited as “The Government of India (Scheduled Castes) Order, 1936”

 

Government of India (Schduled Castes) Order in Council
At the Court at Buckingham Palace
The 30th April, 1936

Present

The king’s most Excellent Majesty in Council Whereas by certain provisions in the First, Fifth and Sixth Schedules to the
Government of India Act, 1935 His Majesty in Council is empowered to specicy the castes, races or tribes or parts of or groups within castes, races, or tribes which are to be treated as the scheduled castes for the purposes of those schedules :

And whereas a draft of this Order was laid before Parliament in accordance with the provisions of sub-section (1) of section
three hundred and nine of the said Act and an Address has been presented by both Houses of Parliament praying that an Order may be made in the term of this Order.

Now, therefore. His Majesty, in the exercise of the said powers and of all other powers enabling in that behalf, is pleased
by and with the advice of His Privy Council to order and it is hereby ordered, as follows :

No Indian Christian shall be deemed to be a member of a Scheduled Caste;

In this Order the expression “Indian Christians” has the  same meaning as it has for the purposes of Part I of the First
Schedule of the Government of India Act, 1935 and the expression “prescribed” means prescribed by rules made by the Governor of Bengal exercising his individual judgement.

 

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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (SCHEDULED CASTES) ORDER 1936

 

Schedule Caste of Bengal

Agariya
Bagdi
Bahelia
Baiti
Bauri
Bediya
Beldar
Berua
Bhatiya
Bhuma1i
Scheduled Castes throughout the province
Jhalo Malo, or Malo
Kadar
Kan
Kandh
Kaora
Kapuria
Karenga
Kastha
Kaur
Khaira
Bhuiya
Bhumij
Bind
Binjhia
Chamar
Dhenuar
Dhoba
Doai
Dom
Dosadh
Garo
Ghasi
Gonrhi
Hadi
Hajang
Halalkhor
Hari
Ho
Jalia Kaibartta
Nagesia
Namasudra
Nat
Nuniya
Oraon
Paliya
Pan
Pasi
Patni
Khatik
Koch
Konai
Konwar
Kora
Kotal
Lalbegi
Lodha
Lobar
Mabar
Mabli
Mai
Mailab
Malpahariya
Mecb
Mehtor
Mucbi
Munda
Musabar
Pod
Rabba
Rajbansbi
Rajwar
Santal
Sunri
Tiyar
Turi