Locals storm MLAs` residences endorsing JCILPS`s five point recommendation


IMPHAL, July 29: Womenfolk today stormed the residences of their respective local MLAs in support of the present movement demanding implementation of the ILPS or a similar law and submitted memorandums endorsing the five-point demands of the Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System.

Residents of Wangkhei Assembly Constituency submitted a memorandum to local MLA Yungkham Irabot Singh endorsing the five-point recommendation.

Womenfolk started a rally from the Khurai Ahongai Leikai and marched towards the MLA`™s residence passing through Khurai Lamlong Bazar, gathering more women agitators from each locality along the route.

More than 500 womenfolk had gathered by the time they reach the MLA`™s residence.

The rally was organised by the Khurai Ahongai Thangjam Leikai Nupi Kanglup, Khurai Thangjam Leikai Abunba Nupi Lup, Lainingthou Awangba Mamang Leikai Women Welfare Society, Khurai Thoudam Leikai Nupi Lamjing Lup and Khurai Athouba Nupi Lup.

The memorandum submitted to the MLA endorsed the recommendation of the JCILPS for a cut off base year of 1951 for detection and deportation of illegal migrants, denial of land ownership rights for non-domicile, introduction of permit/ pass system for migrant workers, a full-fledged Labour department and a more appropriate title for the new bill.

Meanwhile, accepting the memorandum, the MLA supported the demands to be rightful demands.

He further expressed his concern for the indigenous population in the State and said this demographic imbalance will lead to various consequences to the disadvantage of the indigenous people.

He further highlighted that the Meitei population has been reduced to minority status in different pockets of places like Jiribam.

In a similar fashion, womenfolk of Langthabla Lep Makha Leikai, Langthabal Lep Awang Leikai and Langthabal Phuramakhong also stormed the residence of Naoriya Pakhanglakpa MLA RK Anand to submit a similar memorandum.

NNN adds: Women protestors in large numbers stormed the residences of Keishamthong MLA Laisom Ibomcha and Uripok MLA L Nandakumar. As a result, big conflicts arose between the security forces and the protestors. But ultimately, police succeeded in thwarting off the protestors.


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