Plea for Inner Line Permit to shield Assam from effect of Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019: Supreme Court seeks Government reply

A Presidential order denying the inner-line system in Assam has been challenged to shield Assam from the CAA's effect, especially with respect to those who have come in from Bangladesh.
CAA, Supreme Court
CAA, Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today issued notice to Union of India on the pleas by Assam students' unions challenging the Presidential order amending the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation (BEFR), 1873 to deny Assam an inner-line permit (ILP) system so as to insulate it from the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), 2019.

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