Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Niuland district under ILP ambit

Niuland district will come under the purview of Inner Line Per-mit (ILP) with effect from October 1, 2022. This was notified by the Home department on Wednesday, a DPRO report stated.
As per the notification, every non-indigenous person entering Niuland district henceforth would be required to obtain an ILP in the same mode and manner as presently required for entering the ILP areas of Nagaland and under the same condition as provided in the notifica-tion of May 3, 2018.
Every non-indigenous person settled or had entered the district that was hitherto not covered under ILP and before the issuing of this notification and on or after November 21, 1979 when the area of Niuland was constituted as Tribal Belt on November 21, 1979, would also be required to obtain ILP within 90 days from the date of issue of this notification.
However, every non-indigenous who had settled or had entered the area of Niuland that was hitherto not covered under ILP prior to November 21, 1979 and had been continuously living would be exempted along with his/her direct descendants from the requirements of having an ILP subject to him/her producing evidence of the same in the form of documents like entry of name in electoral roll, land/property documents, house tax, entry of name in the electoral roll of town committee, school records, trade licences, etc, to deputy commissioner (DC) Niuland. On the basis of the submitted documents and after holding such enquiry which he thinks fit and necessary, the DC would certify that the person had been staying continuously prior to November 21, 1979 and the person concerned, on the strength of the certificate issued by the DC, would not be required to obtain the ILP.
Any non-indigenous person passing through Niuland district to other State as transit passen-ger and having a valid ticket would not be required to obtain ILP.