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Amit Shah assures that centre is considering Meghalaya assembly resolution on ILP

“MDA partners met Union Home Minister Amit Shah ji to urge Government of India to implement ILP in the State. The home minister has assured that GoI is examining the matter,” said Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma.

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Last Updated: Feb 20, 2020, 10.36 PM IST
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In the 40 minute meeting with Amit Shah, the Meghalaya delegation was assured that GoI will never allow dilution of tribal rights.
GUWAHATI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah assured delegation led by Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma that Government of India is examining the resolution passed by the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly for the implementation of Inner Line Permit in the State.

“MDA partners met Union Home Minister Amit Shah ji to urge Government of India to implement ILP in the State. The home minister has assured that GoI is examining the matter,” said Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma.

The delegation comprised of Dy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong, Sports Minister Banteidor Lyngdoh, Urban Affairs Minister Hamletson Dohling, Chairman of Meghalaya Planning Board Lambor Malgniang, MLA Nujorki Sungoh (UDP), Govt Chief Whip Marcuise Mark (NPP), HSPDP representative Renikton Lyngdoh Tongkhar and KHNAM representative Adelbert Nongrum.

In the 40 minute meeting this evening with Amit Shah, the Meghalaya delegation was assured that GoI will never allow dilution of tribal rights.

“The Constitution of India has different provisions to protect the rights of the tribals and Government of India will never allow those rights to be diluted in any ways. If there are any measures that would tantamount to encroachment on the tribal rights, the Govt of India will work in coordination with Meghalaya to safeguard the interest of the people. In every possible way the central Government will always ensure that tribal rights are protected,” the Chief Minister said quoting assurance from the Home Minister.

Apart from ILP different pressing issues of the state including development, specially of border areas and improving the overall inland security were also discussed during the meeting.

The Meghalaya delegation expressed its satisfaction with the meeting and has informed that Govt of India has shown its serious concern for the people and they were really very positive about the outcomes.
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