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Working to resolve boundary issue with Assam: Chief Minister Pema Khandu

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu said that the state government is working high time to resolve the inter-state boundary issue with Assam.

Pema Khandu

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ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu said that the state government is working high time to resolve the inter-state boundary issue with Assam.

Khandu said, he had already spoken to his Assam counterpart Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma who agreed to resolve all issues through bilateral talks sitting across the table.

"The State government had constituted a High Power Committee under the chairmanship of Home Minister Bamang Felix which has already conducted several rounds of consultative meetings with stakeholders on the matter," said the Chief Minister said during a function organized here on Thursday night.

He added that the Committee will hold a meeting with all MLAs and deputy commissioners of the districts sharing boundaries with Assam on August 26.

Khandu informed that the groundwork under process is based on the recommendations made by the one-man 'Local Boundary Commission' constituted by the Supreme Court. Arunachal shares approximately 730 kms of boundary with Assam.

The function was organized to thank Prime Minister Narendra Modi for passing the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2021, in the recent session of the Parliament.

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