Manipur will have a Special Land Laws for Hills. A reliable sources said the Manipur State Hill Area Committee is working on the “Special Land Laws for the Hills” which is likely to be tabled in the cabinet soon.
Further, sources said the proposed Bill will be put up and discussed in the upcoming assembly session.
The Hill Area Committee (HAC) of the Manipur Legislative Assembly is empowered to monitor legislation and administration for the hill areas. All 20 MLAs from the hill districts are members of the committee.
In the recent state election, Dinganglung Gangmei was elected unopposed as the new chairman of the Hill Areas Committee (HAC). Gangmei, a retired IAS officer, was elected to the Assembly from Nungba constituency.
More details awaited.