CM Biren rejoices on extension of ILP in Manipur
Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 11, 2019: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh announced that the Inner Line Permit System (ILPS) has been enforced in Manipur from Wednesday.
The historic announcement was made by him during a press conference held at his secretariat.
He told reporters that after the verbal assurance by Union hime minister Amit Shah in the Parliament on Monday, the extension of Inner Line Permit System to Manipur is being published in the Gazette of India on Wednesday. With such publication in the Gazette of India, it is now official that ILPS is being enforced in Manipur with immediate effect, he added.
Stating that it is a dream come true for the people of Manipur, Biren said the implementation of such law will protect the indigenous people of the state.
Bire thanked the central leaders for taking up such positive step in a short period of time for the larger interest of state. He also remembered the tireless efforts made by the people, civil society organisations, Meira Paibis, political parties etc. for the implementation of ILPS in the state.
The Chief Minister informed the media persons that necessary steps would be taken immediately to check the influx of illegal immigrants at the border areas of the State.
A copy of the publication in the Gazette of India was distributed during the press conference.