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Naga Hoho urges government not to relax ILP for professional workers

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Kohima: Naga Hoho, the apex tribal body of Nagaland, on Thursday said Inner line Permit (ILP) should not be relaxed on the pretext of bringing in professional workers or investors into the state through Nagaland Special Development Zone (NSDZ).
Welcoming the initiative of the state government in bringing all round development to the State, a meeting of the tribal bodies shared reservations with certain clauses of the resolution, especially with regard to relaxation in ILP, the Hoho said in a statement on Thursday.
The meeting resolved that the land and transfer of ownership contradicts the age old customary practice of the Nagas and therefore asserted that ILP should in no way be relaxed on the pretext of bringing in professional workers or investors.
The participants said in the meeting that the development zones should not be based only in foothill or plain areas, but should be “inclusive growth of all the districts of the state and the same special development zones should take place even in hilly areas”.
The meeting of the tribal bodies in the state under the aegis of Naga Hoho was held here Wednesday to discuss issues relating to the NSDZ and the Nagaland Total Liquor Prohibition (NLTP) Act, 1989.
The House expressed that the current set of resolution on the Nagaland Special Development Zone (NSDZ) passed by the Nagaland Legislative Assembly on March 24, 2014, needs further debate and modification, the statement said.
On the issue of NLTP Act 1989, the meeting expressed that the Act has brought more harm than good, and that there was a complete failure in its implementation. “The NLTP Act has become a mockery which has brought about the existence of syndicates, gangsters, drug addicts,” it said.
The Naga Hoho urged the state government to review the NLTP Act at the earliest in the interest of the Naga people. (PTI)

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