Tuesday, 18 January 2022

 

 

LATEST NEWS Mission Youth initiative enables many Kishtwar youth to earn livelihood with dignity DC Rajouri flags off 4 Advance Life Saving Ambulances DC Kupwara for implementation of Covid norms DC Ganderbal visits Sonamarg, takes stock of availability of essential services and other facilities “Awaam Ki Awaaz” : Lt Governor enlists breakthrough steps and initiatives for economic growth and equitable development of J&K ECI Reschedules Punjab Assembly Polls To February 20, 2022, Informs CEO Punjab Bandaru Dattatraya flagged off two trucks containing 4000 hygiene kits prepared by the Indian Red Cross Society Two time MLA Luv Kumar Goldy joins Punjab Lok Congress State Government proposes outlay of Rs. 12638 crore for budget 2022-23 Governor asks experts to provide holistic solution to make Himachal a role model for landslide risk resilient state If given an opportunity, it will be an honour: Jasprit Bumrah on captaincy Sushil Pandey talks about his working experience in 'Human' Rahul Bansal goes bad, turns villain in cop drama 'Bhaukaal 2' Nearly 3 cr Covid vaccines administered in Delhi: Satyendar Jain How Akshita Mudgal wore a 28-kg lehenga for wedding sequence in 'Iss Mod Se Jaate Hain' I'd always love to be part of Marathi showbiz : Aditya Deshmukh Virat Kohli told us after Cape Town Test that he will be stepping down from captaincy: Jasprit Bumrah Equities continue gains, settle marginally up CHJU Submitted memorandum to Power Minister Ranjit Singh & Transport Minister Mool Chand Sharma regarding demands of the journalists No. 1 Ashleigh Barty begins quest for first Australian Open title with easy win Delhi govt aims to bring 2,000 electric buses in coming years: Arvind Kejriwal

 

1st CM-level meet held to resolve Assam-Meghalaya border troubles

Himanta Biswa Sarma, Guwahati, Assam, Chief Minister of Assam, BJP, Bharatiya Janata Party, BJP Assam, Shillong

Web Admin

Web Admin

5 Dariya News

Shillong , 23 Jul 2021

The first Chief Minister-level meeting to resolve inter-state border troubles between Assam and Meghalaya was held here on Friday with both sides deciding to remove the disputes in the 12 bordering locations in a phased manner.After the maiden meeting with his Meghalaya counterpart Conrad K. Sangma, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the next CM-level meeting would be held in Guwahati on August 6, and if necessary, both of them would visit all the 12 disputed sites."We have agreed to go beyond the status quo in resolving the border disputes between the two states. Claims and counter claims would be discussed thoroughly and a solution towards the vexed problem would be reached as soon as possible in a phased manner," Sarma told mediapersons.An Assam government statement said that after detailed discussions between the Chief Ministers along with the concerned officials, both the state governments have decided to adopt a pragmatic approach and move from status quo to solution."It was a very fruitful discussion. We came to a common understanding and we are firm and committed to resolve the border disputes," the Assam Chief Minister said, adding that in view of the contradictory claims, there would be more discussions and reviews so that a lasting solution can be reached.Meghalaya Chief Minister Sangma, while thanking his Assam counterpart for his visit, said that as since it is a long-pending issue, it would take some more time as well as consultations to reach an amicable and accepted solution that is agreeable to both the states.Terming Friday's meeting as ‘historic', Sangma said that the inter-state border issues would be taken up on priority, as both the states are committed to resolve the long-pending issues.The Meghalaya Chief Minister said that delay in resolving the issues has led to problems in the inter-state border areas, and there have many instances of violence as well.

He said that resolving the issue is not simple and it would require many consultations, adding that the local issues, history and factual data would be considered to move forward and find a practical and acceptable solution.Assam Chief Secretary Jishnu Barua, Director General of Police Bhaskarjyoti Mahanta, Meghalaya Chief Secretary M.S. Rao, Additional Chief Secretary R.V. Suchiang, Commissioner and Secretary R. Lyngdoh and Secretary (Home and Political) C.V.D. Diengdoh were present in the meeting.Inter-state boundary disputes between Assam, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Meghalaya, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh during the past several years have witnessed many violent activities and skirmishes among the security forces and the people living along the boundaries of these states.Encroachment in the border areas, and various unlawful activities, including attacks and abductions, infrequently took place along the inter-state borders of the northeastern states, occasionally leading to major incidents.Central para-military forces have been deployed in some of the inter-state borders to prevent further escalation of violence.Assam shares borders with six other northeastern states -- Nagaland (512.1 km), Arunachal Pradesh (804.1 km), Manipur (204.1 km), Mizoram (164.6 km), Tripura (46.3 km) and Meghalaya (884.9 km).Of the inter-state border troubles in the northeastern region, the Assam-Mizoram border disputes witnessed many violent incidents since October last year.The Assam-Mizoram border predicament was tamed last year following the intervention of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, top Home Ministry officials and Chief Ministers of both the states, following which Central paramilitary troops were deployed along the borders to prevent further trouble after a series of clashes and blockades on National Highway 306.But since June 29, the troubles along the borders of the two northeastern states have resumed after the two states accused each other of encroachment of either territories.According to Assam police, since October last year, several inter-state border skirmishes have taken place along the 164.6 km Assam-Mizoram border in which one man was killed, over 50 were injured, besides causing large-scale damage to properties of government schools and homes of the bordering people.

 

Tags: Himanta Biswa Sarma , Guwahati , Assam , Chief Minister of Assam , BJP , Bharatiya Janata Party , BJP Assam , Shillong

 

 

related news

 

 

 

Photo Gallery

 

 

Video Gallery

 

 

5 Dariya News RNI Code: PUNMUL/2011/49000
© 2011-2022 | 5 Dariya News | All Rights Reserved
Powered by: CDS PVT LTD