IMPHAL, August 2: The women’s wing of the Joint Committee of the Inner Line Permit System (JCLIPS) today tried to storm the Raj Bhavan demanding the Implementation of Inner Line Permit System in Manipur.
Around 50 volunteers of the Women Wing of JCLIPS move towards the gate in two groups from different directions.
The women gathered near the Raj Bhavan and staged a protest shouting slogans demanding the implementation of ILPS in Manipur.
Later a large number of a police team including women IRB personnel led by Additional SP of Imphal West prevented them from proceeding with the agitation and pushed them back to Keishampat Junction.
The women agitators continued with the protest demonstration for sometime in front of the BJP State unit office gate at the Keishampat Bus parking.
During the demonstration in front of the BJP office, women folks also shouted slogans such as ‘All MLAs and the Governor should resign’ and ‘Free advocate Arjun without any conditions’.
Locals of Lilong Arapti area today resolved not to buy anything from shops owned by migrants.
The decision was taken during a public meeting held in connection with the demand of the Inner Line Permit System implementation at Arapti Ereima Ima Shanglen.
The meeting also resolved to chec and flush out migrants without proper identity proof from their area.
During the meeting, the agitators resolved to advance their demand for the implementation of the ILPS in the State declaring it to be the only means to safeguard the indigenous population of the State.
The Salai Apunba Nupi Lup also showed solidarity to the JCILPS in their demand for the Inner Line Permit System implementation and staged a sit in protest at Yorbung Panthoibi Lampak.
Meanwhile, a public meeting on the public’s responsibilities towards the demand for ILPS implementation in the State was conducted today at the Khongjom Sapam Mayai Leikai Khongnang Shamphabi Memorial community hall.
The meeting was organised by the Khongjom Circle meira paibi and was attended by Sapam Mayai Leikai Meira Paibee Lup president Yumnam Chandrabali Devi and Khongnang Shamphabi Meira Paibee Lup secretary Ningombam Kunjamani Devi as presidium members.
Universal Friendship Organisation, UFO secretary general Yumlembam Meiraba Angom and members of the JCILPS BM Yaima Saha and Sunil Karam spoke as resource persons.
The public meeting resolved to stop allowing foreigners from staying in the area without proper documentations.