Govt: Won’t allow anyone to implement own system to check influx

Govt: Won’t allow anyone to implement own system to check influx

Shillong, Dec 2: Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma today said that the government will not allow anyone to set up their own rules to implement a system to check influx.

It may be mentioned that the Khasi Students’ Union has urged the traditional heads to enforce their own rules if the government of India do not agree to implement Inner Line Permit (ILP) in Meghalaya.

Speaking to reporters today, Sangma said, “This is something that cannot be allowed also. The government will ensure that the law is maintained. The government will ensure that the law is maintained”.

The Chief Minister also said that the government has been communicating with everybody (on the issue) and that there is a sincere effort from the government.

Sangma also said that the Meghalaya Governor has ensured that he will take up the matter not just for ILP but also for Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security Act (MRSSA) with the centre.

Stating that these are positive news, the Chief Minister said that there is no need for such actions by anybody.

Sangma also assured that the government will ensure that all the steps that need to be taken to for monitoring people coming into the state is something that they very committed to.

“That is the reason why now, the entry/exit points especially at Umling is ready physically,” he added.

According to the Chief Minister presently training of man power that will run the entry points is on now.

“I think within a matter of days we should be seeing that entry point being activated. People will see that there is an effort and commitment from the state government side to ensure that we have a mechanism in place,” Sangma said.