Reacting sharply to the speech of Nagaland Chief Minister T Zeliang, JCILPS today said that the Chief Minister of Nagaland is inciting hate feelings among the various ethnic people of the state. Zeliang had stated that the 3 Bills passed by the state assembly was anti tribal while delivering speech during Lui Ngai Ni festival at Ukhrul yesterday.
Talking to media persons at its office at Takheleikai, Imphal today evening, convenor of the JCILPS Kh Ratan said that Nagaland chief minister Zeliang should proved how the three Bills passed by the Manipur State legislative Assembly is anti tribal. He said the three Bills passed for introduction of Inner Line Permit System in the state was due to the aspiration of the people of the state and it has nothing to do with any political party in the state. Ratan further slammed the Nagaland Chief Minister for encroaching and interfering to the internal matter of another state.
“Everybody knows that ILPS is enforcing in the state of Nagaland and why the respected Chief Minister of Nagaland is does not like the system to be enforced in the state”, Ratan lamented.
He said the statement of the Nagaland Chief Minister is very unfortunate and the attempt is nothing but to incite hate feeing to the people of the state rattan said.
“Mr. Zeliang simply said that the 3 Bills passed for introduction of ILPS in the state is anti tribal but he never pointed out where are the points that is anti tribal”, Ratan added.
He further said that the Bills for introduction of ILPS is for the protection of the indigenous community of the region, it is for the safety of the tribal people and all indigenous people of the region.
He also added that the JCILPS will continue its agitation untill the demand of the people is fulfilled by the India government.