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Jaintia Hills Autonomous District Council supports implementation of Inner Line Permit

Shillong, December 18, 2019 (MMP): The Jaintia Hills Autonomous District Council has supported the implementation of Inner Line Permit in the state. This was made know by the Chief Executive Member of JHADC  Thombor Shiwat along with other members of JHADC at the press conference yesterday. Shiwat said that the JHADC strongly supports the state Government’s stand for implementation of ILP in the state, which has been a long demand of social organizations in the state. He also said that the JHADC has also rejected the Citizenship Amendment Act which is detrimental to the indigenous communities of Meghalaya. Meanwhile, the Executive Member of JHADC has directed all the traditional heads of Jaintia Hills to ensure that also the mechanism to check influx should be place. They should inform him if non-tribals or foreigners enter the autonomous areas and action will be taken immediately. MMP

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