Imphal, Dec 26:
While appreciating the Chief Minister of Manipur, N. Biren Singh for launching the upgraded ILP Portal, the Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System has demanded to strengthen the guidelines of the ILPS.
In a meeting held at Mayanglangjing Community Hall, jointly organized by JCILPS, Mayang Langjing Semgat Nupi Lup and Meitei Enat Kanba Lup, Akham, issues on the need for strengthening the ILPS guidelines were discussed in depth.
The meeting reiterated its demands to ban the selling of land to outsiders under Section 7 of the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation, 1873.
The meeting also demanded to define the Indigenous persons and Permanent Residents mentioned in Section 3 and Section 8 (1) of the Manipur Inner Line Permit Guideline. It further demanded to establish the Manipur Land Reform Commission and also to assure penalties to violators of the guidelines if the MILPG under section 20.
On the other hand the meeting, while taking serious notes on the Cut-off base year of the people of the Manipur also demanded to include 1951 as the base year and also to establish the Manipur State Population Commission.
The meeting presided over by Phulindro Konsam, further discussed the need for checking those Non-Manipuri who have procured the ILPS permit using fake Aadhaar cards or Voter Id. It further demanded to conduct a frequent drives to check the Non-Manipuris without ILPS permits or those with fake ILPS permit.