Over three months after Assam and Mizoram police clashed on the inter-state boundary main to 6 deaths, the chief ministers of each the states are scheduled to carry a gathering in Delhi on Thursday to iron out variations and resolve the problem.
Sources within the Ministry of House Affairs stated that Mizoram CM Zoramthanga and Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma might be holding the assembly at a venue of their alternative. “The assembly has been organized on the prodding of the House Minister. The Centre needs the 2 states resolve the boundary challenge by means of talks. The house minister is not going to be current within the assembly, nor will it happen at North Block,” an MHA official stated.
The 165 km Assam-Mizoram border has many stretches of dispute which have repeatedly led to clashes between civilians and police forces. This July it precipitated into a significant disaster when police forces of the 2 states clashed on the Kolasib-Vairengte border main to 6 Assam policemen dying and a number of other, together with the district SP, sustaining accidents.
An alarmed Centre tried to mediate by sending central forces and nudging the 2 states to speak however a standoff continued for days. It was in August that two states formally engaged by means of high officers in Aizawl.
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Following the primary government-level talks between the states for the reason that July 26 border incident, representatives of the 2 states resolved to not have any “contemporary deployment” within the disputed areas and a joint assertion was launched.
“Each the state governments agree to keep up peace within the inter-state border areas and welcomed the deployment of (a) impartial power by the Authorities of India on this regard,” the assertion, launched on August 5, stated.