Ministers, Officials Meet on Border Disputes between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh
The two heads of the states had agreed upon the restriction of the number of disputed villages in the region to 86 from the previous 123.
GUWAHATI: A high-level meeting was conducted between the ministers and top officials of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh to find a solution for the disputes at the border between the two states.
This meeting was aimed at finding a long-lasting solution to the border disputes between the two states mentioned the ministers of the Assam Government on Sunday. Ministers Ranoj Pegu and Jayanta Malla Baruah led the team from Assam while Tymke Bagre presided over the Arunachal Pradesh team comprising multiple MLAs from the affected regions regarding which the discussions were held.
"Attended the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh Border Regional Committee Meeting held today at Assam Administrative Staff College. We deliberated on finding a permanent solution to the border dispute between the two states," announced the Education Minister of Assam, Ranoj Pegu, over Twitter.
Skill Development Employment & Entrepreneurship and Tourism minister of Assam, Jayanta Malla Baruah mentioned, “Held a 5 hour long Regional Committee Meeting to deliberate upon the Assam Arunachal Pradesh Border issue at Assam Administrative Staff College this evening. Under the leadership of HHM Shri @AmitShah ji, we are hopeful to find out a proper solution very soon on amicable terms.”
The discussions regarding finding solutions to the border disputes between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh has been going on for several months now. These started with the Chief ministers of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh Himanta Biswa Sarma and Pema Khandu signing the Namsai Declaration on July 15, 2022, wherein the two heads of the states had agreed upon the restriction of the number of disputed villages in the region to 86 from the previous 123.
The Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma had also mentioned recently that the talks regarding the resolution of the border issues with Assam are expected to resume soon in the month of April or March as both states are eager to bring a resolution soon .
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