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Gujjars are the third largest ethnic community in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. They constitute approximately 7.8% of the total population in the Union Territory. They have been accorded Tribal status in 1991 under Article 342 of the Indian Constitution. Their political participation in the state politics is witnessing an increase from 5% to 10% in the 2014 assembly elections. However, female political representation remains a debatable issue. The current paper is an attempt to reflect upon the political representation of Gujjar Tribals in the state assembly of UT.

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Bhat, D. J. A., & Gulzar, D. (2019). Political Representation of Gujjar Tribe of Jammu and Kashmir:An Analytical Study. History Research Journal, 5(6), 1448-1454. Retrieved from https://journals.eduindex.org/index.php/hrj/article/view/12734