Manipur: Phunindro Konsam says JCILPS sticks to 1951 as base year for ILP

Imphal, June 26 2022: Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS) has informed that preparation for observance of Lam jing Meira Sapam Robinhood Ningsing Thouram, is in full swing.

The observance will be held on July 8 Speaking to media persons at Lam jing Meira Ching, Awaching on Sunday, JCILPS convenor Phulindro Konsam asserted that the Committee will not endorse the government’s decision of making 1961 as the base year for ILP.

Phulindro said that the Committee will continue to launch movement for making 1951 as base year of ILP to ensure effective implementation of system.

In order to reaffirm the demands of the people, public meetings will be convened and will exert pressure on the government by submitting memorandums, he added.

Phulindro further appealed to the people, irrespective of communities, to extend all possible help towards making the observance of Lamjing Meira Sapam Robinhood tribute event a success.

He said the observance will be held at the memorial site of Sapam Robinhood at Lamjing Meira Ching, Awaching.

The student sacrificed his life during a public movement launched by JCILPS demanding implementation of Inner Line Permit System in the state.

Many others got injured and several people were put in jail, he recalled.

Acknowledging that the ILP system has been implemented owing to the public uprising, he, however, contended that system in place is not as effective as was pursued.

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