Guwahati: Historical past was created when Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma signed a landmark settlement together with his Meghalaya counterpart Conrad Sangma to resolve inter-state border disputes in 6 out of 12 areas of distinction.

This was the primary time that any authorities or CM had come this far in addressing the inter-state boundary rows within the area. The method began quickly after Himanta Biswa Sarma took cost as CM.

Inter-state border disputes with Assam and different NE states have had their share of unlucky situations and regardless of efforts, no earlier authorities may obtain something significant on this entrance.

Nonetheless, that modified ceaselessly as soon as Sarma took cost. Decided to realize the Centre’s objective of resolving all inter-state border disputes by 2024, CM Sarma saved his calm and put his religion in continued negotiations even within the face of provocations.

His coping with the state of affairs alongside the inter-state border with Mizoram the place 6 Assam police personnel had been killed following a conflict with Mizoram police, spoke volumes about his method in direction of issues of maximum significance.

Whereas the historic deal has been signed with Meghalaya, issues are making speedy progress so far as the boundary subject with Arunachal Pradesh is worried.

Earlier on March 29, the chief ministers of Assam and Meghalaya signed a pact within the presence of Union Residence Minister Amit Shah to resolve a part of their five-decade-old boundary dispute. Over time, the 884-km border between the 2 states has witnessed frequent flare-ups.

The pact will resolve the protracted dispute in six of the 12 locations alongside the 884.9 km border between the 2 states.

The house minister stated, with the signing of the settlement, 70 % of the border dispute between the 2 states has been resolved, and hoped {that a} resolution shall be discovered for the remaining six areas quickly.

Assam shares a 2743 km boundary with Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, and West Bengal. It’s locked in border disputes with Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalaya, and Arunachal Pradesh.

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