Ahead of 2019 Polls, Demands for NRC and ILP in Sikkim

Ahead of 2019 Polls, Demands for NRC and ILP in Sikkim

Some groups from Sikkim have recently begun to demand that Sikkim enumerate a National Register of Citizens (NRC), implement an Inner Line System – commonly referred to as the Inner Line Permit (ILP), and restore the seat ratio in the Assembly. Reports have named the groups such as Sikkim Indigenous Lepcha Tribal Association (SILTA), the Sikkim Bhutia Lepcha Apex…