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Will Fight for Implementation of ILP in Meghalaya: KHNAM

Wednesday, 09 August 2017 12:53
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Shillong, August 8: “We will work towards implementation of Inner Line Permit (ILP) in Meghalaya if people elect us to power in 2018 legislative assembly elections,” this was assured by KHNAM in their Vision Document—2017.

“The party will fight for legislation and implementation of ILP system to check entry of illegal immigrants to the state while ensuring identity and security to the genuine residence of the state,” mentioned the document, adding, “Besides, will also fight for legislation of a State Permanent Citizenship Registration Act and creation of a State Permanent Citizenship Register to maintain records of all permanent residents of the state.”

According to the party, influx and illegal immigration is a major hindrance to economic growth and prominent places in Shillong like Khyndailad have almost turned into slums due to unchecked trading by unchecked immigrants, “Thus the party assures that it will strive for proper and secured fencing of the international border with Bangladesh from zero line besides fast tracking developmental activities in the border area.”

With regards to the age old inter-state boundary dispute with Assam, the party added that proper boundary is the foremost important issue for the welfare of the state, “We will not rest till the pending boundary problems with Assam are resolved immediately.”

The document, which comprises of 11 point also highlighted the party’s vision to ensure rightful economic growth with social justice and assured to come up with a mining policy which will ensure economic growth vis-à-vis protection of environment. 

(Courtesy:Northeast Today) 

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