Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 3, 2020: Inner Line Permit totalling 33, 995 were issued to outsiders visiting Manipur in January.
Inner line permit system has been implemented in the state since January 1.
According to a report posted by chief minister N. Biren Singh on Facebook, a total of 15, 639 permits were issued in Imphal West district. It included 9, 985 regular permits and 5, 645 temporary permits. 5, 600 temporary permits were issued at the airport.
In Imphal East 2,221 permits, including 10 temporary permits were issued. In Jiribam district 7,118 temporary permits were issued; in Thoubal 405 permits including four temporary permits; in Kakching 328 regular permits; in Senapati 5,808 temporary permits; in Kangpokpi 211 regular permits; in Chandel district 342 permits including four temporary permits; in Tengnoupal district 128 permits including 45 regular permits; in Tamenglong district 121 permits including one temporary permit; in Noney district 176 permits including one temporary permit; in Churachandpur 42 permits including 38 regular permits; in Pherzawl district 29 temporary permits; in Ukhrul 632 permits including 599 regular permits; in Kamjong disttict 29 temporary permits; in Kamjong 27 regular permits; amd in Bishnupur district 389 permits including nine temporary permits were issued.
Out of the total premits 353 were renewed.
“We earned an approximate revenue of Rs 1 crore in January. This is a historic achievement and through a fair and just use of ILP system, we can assure protection of land and resources for the indigenous peoples,” Biren said in the Facebook post.
“With greater power comes greater responsibility. So, it is our responsibility to ensure that people who are coming to our state should feel welcomed. Under no circumstances my government will allow vigilante groups acting against those who are visiting our state,” he added.