Centre likely to resolve Assam-Mizoram border dispute by March 2021

Centre likely to resolve Assam-Mizoram border dispute by March 2021

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Aizawl: Union Joint Secretary (Northeast) to the ministry of home affairs (MHA), Satyendra Garg on Thursday assured that the Centre is committed to resolving the Assam-Mizoram border dispute by March 2021.

During his visit to Mizoram, Garg held a meeting with State Chief secretary Lanunmawia Chuaungo and civil society organizations along with Governor PS Sreedharan Pillai, chief minister Zoramthanga to discuss over the border issue.

Garg added that the Centre is keen on bringing a permanent solution to the Assam-Mizoram border dispute.

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“We will be working for a permanent solution. I am hopeful that the border dispute between Mizoram and Assam will be permanently resolved by March or later next year,” Garg said.

A short term solution is the immediate concern which is the resumption of traffic movement and supply of essential commodities between the two states. He said truckers have started entering Mizoram since Thursday morning.

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