• Tue. Jun 18th, 2024

Assam Cabinet Minister Atul Borah visit dispute land of Assam Arunachal Pradesh border

To resolve the long-standing border issue along the Assam-Arunachal border Atul Borah, state cabinet minister for Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary, Border Protection and Development, Implementation of Assam Accord, Government of Assam on saturday visited the Ran ging kan village in the Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

A public meeting was organized for the joint visit by Regional Committee for Assam-Arunachal Pradesh Border issues.

The Regional Committee jointly visited the area for the first time after the Namsai Declaration was signed between Dr. Himanta Biswa Sharma CM of Assam and Prema Khandu CM of Arunachal Pradesh a few weeks ago.

Atul Bora addressed the gathering and assured, that the Government has decided to solve the border dispute with proper dialogue between the two states. Assam minister Atul Borah said that discussions with the representatives of the people are most crucial in achieving a peaceful consensus where he also added that the two states have always maintained brotherhood and harmony and that cannot be compromised under any condition.

Tinsukia district shares a long boundary with Arunachal Pradesh and there are 36 villages under Margherita Sub-Division of Tinsukia district that are along the Assam-Arunachal Border but only 6 villages are disputed areas at present.

Kamlung Mossang, Cabinet Minister, Government of Arunachal Pradesh also applauded the ground visit of Atul Borah on Saturday.

The representatives of the bordering villages also voiced their problems today at the meeting. Later, the Regional Committee held a meeting with the members to prepare the road map for further course of action.

The meeting was attended by Tesam Pongte deputy Speaker, Government of Arunachal Pradesh, Bhaskar Sharma MLA of 124-Margherita LAC, Phoshum Khimhun and Laisam Simai duo MLAs, Government of Arunachal Pradesh, Anant Lal Gyani, Guardian Secretary, Tinsukia, Narsing Pawar, DC, Tinsukia, Arjun Mohan (i/c) DC, Changlang and other officials from Tinsukia, Margherita and Changlang.

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