Inner Line Permit in Manipur : Cannot be extended as per extant regulations


Ministry of Home Affairs – 04-September, 2012 16:18 IST

The Manipur Legislative Assembly passed a resolution during the second session of the Tenth Manipur Legislative Assembly in its sitting held on 2313-07-2012 to “extend and adopt the Bengal Frontier Regulation, 1873 with necessary changes in the point of details to the State of Manipur and to urge the Government of India to comply the same.”

The State Government of Manipur informed this Ministry about the resolution passed by the State Cabinet and the State Legislative Assembly with a request to extend the provisions of Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation, 1873 to the State of Manipur.

Inner Line Permit System under Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation, 1873 is applicable only to the three North-Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Nagaland which cannot be extended to the State of Manipur as per extant regulation.

This was stated by Shri Mullappally Ramachandran, Minister of State of Home Affairs in written reply to a question by Dr.Thokchom Meinya in the Lok Sabha today.

Source: Press Information Bureau, GOI


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