This ILP provision was made to give special protection to the indigenous people. ILP certificate can be used only for travel and not for permanent residency in the area. Outsiders cannot buy property in the state. Inter-caste marriages are not possible as residences of outsiders are not permitted. There is no competition among the backward tribes and inflowing foreigners.
[Polity] Inner Line Permit (ILP) issue in Manipur: Background, implications, controversy explained
Manipur Inner Line Permit (ILP)
The Manipur Inner Line Permit ILP is an official travel document issued by the state government to allow inward travel of an Indian citizen visiting the beautiful state of Manipur for a specific time period. This is in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2 and section 4 of the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation, Regulation 5 of as extended to the State of Manipur vide Order of President of India No. We welcome you all to visit this beautiful State that blooms in the North Eastern part of the Country. Form 'A' People like govt.