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ILP- some thoughts.

No I will not keep calm and support the ILP:

The posts that I see on Facebook have literally made my blood boil.

Firstly the use of school children in these protests-

http://www.manipurtimes.com/contribution/ilp-timeline/1427
What part of this article really justifies 'involving' school children in this seemingly ever so needed quest for the all-problems solving potion of ILP which would magically make all the 'evil' migrants go away and bring job opportunities galore to the Manipuris.

School children are vulnerable, prone to be brain washed by these tides of violence. It's not fair for them to face the brunt of the crackdown on protests.

A more productive solution would be a peaceful discourse on the real issue here- migration and its threat to a small state like Manipur.

The solution lies not in the imposition of an Inner Line permit system, but rather would involve social and economic measures.
Let's face it, Migration is a ground reality in today's hig…