Pseudotribalism. It means communities trying to get or get schedule tribe status for the benefit but actually not ST.
They may be tribes who used to be St but are no longer like Meenas.
Groups that desanskritize or protest to get ST benefits. Gujjars
Use namesake to get benefits. Kammara caste fakes it to get ST Kammara status.
Upper class STs who have not been ST for a few generations now.
Real tribals lose out on medical facilities education jobs. Social injustice. Dominant groups benefit. Alienation of tribals. Tribal revolts.
Periodic reviews and community participation
Give Aadhar card to tribals.
complaint and grievance redressal system at district state and national level.
Case study. The Hindi 2018. Adivasi of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh want to exclude lambada tribe from schedule tribes. Lambadas are forward caste in Rajasthan andn Maharashtra. Tribals are losing medical facilities, education and jobs to lambadas. They also oppose Banjara and sugali tribes.