The public meeting held on August 16, 2013, at the state capital in Motphran set August 29 next to Meghalaya government to set in motion the implementation of Inner Line Permit (ILP), failing which Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) comprising of pressure groups and students’ unions warned of intensive agitation. The state capital has been peaceful for the past few years, except the unrest in Garo Hills, hence the fast pace of development in terms of trade and commerce.
Meghalaya has had a series of unrest due to agitation, due to which not only the developmental works have been hampered, the students communities were the worst affected in terms of completion of syllabus. At present the rest of the nation are very much disturbed due to the fall of India currency, where Rupee depreciated further to Rs 62 per Dollar, and the onion price too are rising like summer mercury. The economists feared that both the Rupee and Onion valuation will soon make century.