Hon’ble Union Home Minister, Shri. Amit shah to lay various foundation stones in Manipur
Imphal, 26th Dec: Manipur tighten security and getting ready to give warm reception to Hon’ble Union Home Minister, Shri. Amit shah tomorrow after November trip to the state was deferred as Chief Minister N Biren Singh is under COVID-19 home isolation.
The Union home minister will lay the foundation stones of the Churachandpur Medical College, the state government guest house at Imphal, the Manipur Bhawan in New Delhi’s Dwarka, an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) at Muongkhong, the state police headquarters at Imphal and the Integrated Command and Control Centre City in Imphal on Sunday.
Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh’s government plans to honour Shah for his role in introducing the Inner Line Permit (ILP) system in the northeastern state when he visits on Sunday. “We’re also appealing to the people to attend the programme which is being planned as an appreciation to Union home minister Amit Shahji’s role in introducing the ILP (Inner Line Permit) system in the state,” Biren Singh said on Saturday.
ILP is issued to grant inward travel permission to an Indian citizen into a protected area for a limited period. It was formally introduced in the state on January 1, 2020, making Manipur the fourth state in the northeast after Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Mizoram where the ILP regime is applicable.
The chief minister also said his government is planning the inauguration of completed projects such as Thoubal multipurpose project and foundation stone laying ceremonies for new projects, such as the construction of state police headquarters etc, during Shah’s visit. A meeting of the civil society organisations’ representatives in the state with the visiting home minister is also being arranged, he added.