The NCST visited villages affected due to land acquisition and met affected scheduled tribe families who were displaced.
The NCST met officials from the Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Law and Justice and Ministry of Tribal Affairs on Wednesday and made the recommendation.
Stressing on the issue of land rights, the chairperson spoke about various problems faced by the Chenchu Tribals and their longstanding demand for land.
The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) will hold a meeting next week to decide if Ladakh should be declared a tribal area.
The team led by NCST Chairman Nand Kumar Sai will meet the family members of those killed, and police and administration officials.
The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) has proposed that a day be earmarked as ‘National Tribal Day’.