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The Mizoram authorities has requested the Centre to assessment the Mizoram-Assam boundary, Mizoram Dwelling minister Lalchamliana instructed the state meeting on Monday.


He mentioned {that a} letter asking revision of the Mizoram-Assam boundary based mostly on the Bengal Japanese Frontier Regulation of 1873 and the Inside Line of  the Lushai Hills Notification, 1993 was despatched to Union Dwelling secretary on December 15 final yr, the Dwelling minister additional mentioned.


He then mentioned that the federal government is making huge efforts to resolve the dispute at Zophai space close to Bairabi city alongside the state border with Assam.


Lalchamliama additionally mentioned that the core committee constituted by the state authorities in Could 2018 to check the boundary difficulty has additionally collected vital paperwork and toposheets associated to the Mizoram-Assam border.


On Chief Minister Zoramthanga’s comment that the state authorities has a “distinctive and effectively deliberate technique” to resolve the border dispute, Lalchamliana additionally knowledgeable the home that the technique has not been made public until date.


“It isn’t handy to make the technique identified by public. Nonetheless, the involved division and officers have been instructed on the inter-state border dispute when want arises,” he mentioned.


The border dispute between Mizoram and Assam is a long-pending difficulty which stays unresolved until date.

The border difficulty has remained comparatively calm regardless of the dispute nature, besides just a few cases in 1994, 2007 and 2018 when tensions flared up. However due to well timed intervention by the central authorities, a serious disaster was averted.


A number of dialogues held since 1995 to resolve the border dispute have yielded little end result.


The three Mizoram districts of Kolasib, Aizawl and Mamit share about 123 km lengthy border with south Assam’s Cachar, Hailakandi and Karimganj districts.


Whereas Mizoram claimed {that a} 509 square-mile stretch of the inner-line reserve forest notified in 1875 underneath the Bengal Japanese Frontier Regulation of 1873 belongs to Mizoram, Assam facet agreed with the constitutional map and boundary drawn by survey of India in 1993.

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