Explained:What is Inner Line Permit, and will it address N-E states’ concerns over CAB

News:Union Home minister has said that the Citizenship Amendment Bill,2016 would provide protection to such regions and states where the Inner Line Permit (ILP) is applicable. Facts: About Inner Line Permit(ILP): Inner Line Permit (ILP) is an official travel document issued by the government of India.It is required by Indian citizens residing outside certain protected… Continue reading Explained:What is Inner Line Permit, and will it address N-E states’ concerns over CAB

Meghalaya to bring entry law for visitors

News:The Meghalaya government has approved amendments to the Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security Act(MRSSA) 2016 to bring entry law for non-residents. Facts: About the amendment: This amendment was brought in the backdrop of demands for an Inner Line Permit(ILP) like rule due to concerns that people excluded from the National Register of Citizens(NRC) in Assam… Continue reading Meghalaya to bring entry law for visitors

ILP will be applicable to entire Nagaland, including Dimapur

Nagaland Governor has said that the government has decided to make the Inner Line Permit applicable throughout the State, including the commercial hub of Dimapur. Under the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation Act of 1853, non-Nagas should have ILP to visit the State, but Dimapur district was not included under the provisions. A British-era system, the… Continue reading ILP will be applicable to entire Nagaland, including Dimapur