MoS Home G Kishan Reddy said the ILP system came into existence in 1873 with the promulgation of the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation.
SC seeks Centre's reply on pleas of Assam students' unions against denial of inner line permit system
Both the students' unions have sought inner-line system in the state to protect them from the effect of CAA especially from those who have come from Bangaldesh.
The trouble is that the latest chapter of violence is between some tribals and some non-tribals, lending it a communal tone.
The clashes between the Khasi Students Union members and non-tribals broke out during anti-CAA and pro-ILP meeting held in Ichamati area of East Khasi Hills district.
The committee has also suggested two formulas for reservation of seats for indigenous people in the Assam Assembly and Lok Sabha constituencies of the state, including 67 per cent quota for them.
Sangma said the state would continue to remain protected under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution even after the Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security Act’s implementation.
Once MRSSA is implemented, an outsider, willing to visit and stay in Meghalaya for more than 24 hours, will be required to register themselves by furnishing necessary documents to the government.
Groups and organisations in Manipur view the ILP as a shield to tackle the influx of illegal immigrants.
The state’s Rural Development Minister Th Biswajit said the state government was in the process of making the ILP system non-controversial.
The resolution was moved by Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma and all members across party lines, including the ruling BJP, supported it.
The Conrad Sangma government has been under tremendous pressure from the public as well as opposition parties to bring the state under the purview of the ILP system.
On Friday, over 20,000 people gathered in front of the Raj Bhavan in Shillong demanding implementation of the ILP in Meghalaya.
The Inner Line Permit is issued by the concerned state government and can be availed both by applying online or in person. The permits issued are mostly of different kinds...
Assam and other states in the North East are witnessing agitations in the wake of the Citizenship Amendment Bill.
Security forces were forced to open fire at over five places to control mobs who were on a rampage. Sixteen of the injured have been admitted to the Guwahati Medical College and Hospital.