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Border dispute:AASU, Xahitya Xabha to visit Kohima on May 13

Border dispute:AASU, Xahitya Xabha to visit Kohima on May 13

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  12 May 2016 12:00 AM GMT

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GUWAHATI, May 11: In a bid to strengthen friendship and fraternity between gas and Assamese, a civil society team of Assam led by Asam Sahitya Sabha and All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) will leave for Kohima on Friday for a historic visit to galand as part of the ongoing Axom-ga round table talk.

Initiated by the nda Talukdar Foundation at Guwahati last year, the second round is being hosted at Kohima by the ga Hoho. The top civil society leaders of galand including revered Niketu Irelu are converging at the Friday round table talk where 15 other Hoho’s of all the major tribes of ga are also joining.

Assam team is going to be led by Asam Sahitya Sabha President Dr. Dhruva J Bora while it consist of AASU Adviser Dr. Samujjal Kr Bhattacharjya, Academician Dr Udayan Mishra, Dr Ramesh Barpatrgohain, Dean Faculty of Law, GU, Purbanchaliya Tai Sahitya Sabha President Dr. Dayand Borhohain and Amar Asom Editor Prashanta Rajguru.

Besides them the three convenors of the round table talk, at whose initiative the whole process started, mely Samudra Gupta Kashyap, Mril Talukdar and Atanu Phukan are also going to Kohima.

This is the first such visit of an Assam team to galand. The second round of talk is expected to discuss the possibility of expanding the horizon of the trust building peace process besides strengthening friendship and fraternity between the two neigbours.

This is noteworthy, except occasiol minor disputes; there have been no major flare up of the decade long boundary dispute since the last year’s round table talk. It has been observed that always-avoidable minor issues catapulted into major border incidents between the two-neighboring states due to provocative local media reporting as well as local politics.

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