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Assam and Mizoram have signed a joint statement after the talks in Aizawl.

Guwahati, Aug 05:  As the state of Mizoram is dependent to his neighbouring states, prices hikes of goods are witnessing,the government of Mizoram have been immensely suffering from scarcity of foods and goods since the clashes broke out in ‘lailapur’ Assam-Mizoram border area on 26 july, killing 6 cops in the violence and more than 50 persons injured. After the clashed between two states, Assam government has issued restriction on vehicles movement and blockage of all the goods suppling vehicles towards  Mizoram sides.

After the orders given from the Union Government of india, Assam and Mizoram on Thursday issued a joint statement, saying they are willing to take the initiatives by the Home Ministry and their CMs forward to diffuse the prevailing inter-state border tensions and to find lasting solutions to disputes through discussions. The statement was issued after Assam ministers ‘Ashok Singh’ and ‘Atul Bora’ held a meeting with three representatives from Mizoram.


“Both the states shall not send their respective forest and police forces for patrolling, domination, enforcement or for fresh deployment to any of the areas where confrontation and conflict has taken place between police forces of the two states in recent times. This would include all such areas along the Assam-Mizoram border in the districts of Karimganj, Hailakandi and Cachar, Assam; Mamit and Kolasib districts, Mizoram,” the joint statement by Assam and Mizoram read.

“Both the state governments agree to maintain peace in the inter-state border areas and welcome the deployment of neutral force by the Government of India in this regard.”


Mizoram CM Zoramthanga also tweeted and thank the government of Assam for such initiatives.

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