Guwahati/Aizawl: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday spoke to the Chief Ministers of Assam and Mizoram and requested them to resolve the inter-state border issue amicably through meaningful dialogue.
Following the Home Minister's call, the two Chief Ministers agreed to resolve the border crisis through discussions.
After holding the telephonic conversation with Shah, Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga tweeted: "As per the telephonic discussion with Union Home Minister and Assam Chief Minister, we agreed to resolve the Mizoram-Assam Border issue amicably through meaningful dialogue.
"In the meantime, in order to prevent any possible escalation of the situation, I request the people of Mizoram to avoid posting sensitive messages and make judicious use of their social media platform," he said.
Assam Chief Himanta Biswa Sarma also responded positively.
"Our main focus is on keeping the spirit of the North-East alive. What happened along the Assam-Mizoram border is unacceptable to the people of both states. Hon'ble CM Zoramthanga had promised to call me post his quarantine. Border disputes can only be resolved through discussion," he tweeted. (IANS)
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