Sangma told the media that he cannot rule out nexus between politicians and militant organizations in the Garo Hills region of the state where trouble erupted frequently.
    
"I had made the position of the government very clear. We cannot rule out nexus between politicians and militant organizations in the Garo Hills region," Sangma said.
    
The opposition Meghalaya People's Front (MPF) earlier alleged that members of the Congress-led government in the state had an ‘unholy’ nexus with the insurgent groups in the Garo Hills region and demanded an inquiry.
    
Sangma said that the law would take its own course whenever such information was substantiated with evidence.
    
"No politician will be insulated from the purview of law. Law is for all," he said.
    
The chief minister made it clear that consultation on the Meghalaya Regulation of Landlords and Verification of Tenancy Bill, 2013, aimed at checking influx and illegal immigration in the state, will continue despite stiff opposition from several quarters.
    
Sangma also blamed the pro-Inner Line Permit groups for being ‘adamant’ in their demand for implementation of the ILP.
    
"The pressure groups are adamant that the government should implement the ILP," he said.
    
Sangma, who blamed the pro-ILP groups of tailoring certain opposition to the proposed Bill, said that a profiling of protesters will be made to see who the people were actually behind the opposition.

(Agencies)

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