Ibobi confident of early solution to the ILPS issue


IMPHAL, September 16: A concrete solution to the long standing demand for implementation of Inner Line Permit System in the State will be achieved soon, assured Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh today.

The government is in talks with experts on the issue, he elaborated.

Speaking on the sideline of the 41st foundation day celebration of the AMWJU today, Ibobi said the government has already constituted a 15 member committee representing various political parties in the State.

The committee has met on three counts already and invited suggestions from experts on the subject, he said.

Academics from Manipur University have already submitted their suggestions yesterday, now the All Manipur Bar Association and the High Court Bar Association will be submitting theirs soon, he said.

Soon the all political party committee will be submitting its report to the government, the Chief Minister observed.

As soon as the government receives the report, it will try to find ways to chalk out a solution, he said.

The government will also invite the agitators demanding the ILPS implementation in the State for talks, the Chief Minister said and at the same time expressed confidence that the outcome would be fruitful.

Further coming to the recent incidents of violence in NIT campus, he said the government is closely monitoring the situation with both the DGP and the principal secretary Home checking daily.

The incident was unfortunate and had erupted from a small misunderstanding among students. Such mistakes occur once every while, but the government is on high alert to avoid any such incident in the future, Ibobi asserted.

He further appealed to all not to be worried.


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