The JHADC likely to introduce the JSCL Bill, 2018 in the coming winter session: Madonbai

Shillong, Oct 22: The Jaintia Hills Autonomous District Council is under way in drafting The Jaintia Hills Autonomous District (Jaintia Social Custom of Lineage) Bill, 2018, in line with the Khasi Social Custom of Lineage amendment Bill 2018.

The Chief Executive Member of the Jaintia Hills Autonomous District Council (JHADC) Mr Madonbai Rymbai, told SP News Agency that they are still drafting the Bill, if they are able to complete in time it will be introduce in the coming winter session November next month.

Mr Rymbai, said that they need to study properly since there already some act which is already there with the council, they do not want see that the Jaintia Social Custom of Lineage Bill, 2018, if it is passed by the house to be returned back by the Governor.

The CEM said that the Bill will be in the spirit with the Khasi Hills Social Custom of Lineage amendment Bill, 2018 with modification since the custom and tradition is different from the KHADC, but the spirit will be the same.

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