- Border dispute between Assam and Mizoram flared up on Monday
- There have been clashes between the security forces of Assam and the citizens of Mizoram on the border.
- The Chief Ministers of both the states have accused each other in this matter.
The border dispute between Assam and Mizoram flared up on Monday. There have been clashes between the Assam security forces and the citizens of Mizoram on the Assam-Mizoram border, there has also been talk of firing. The Chief Ministers of both the states, accusing each other, have asked Home Minister Amit Shah to intervene. Recently Amit Shah has held a meeting on this issue.
On Monday, Mizoram CM Zoramthanga tweeted a video of the clash between police and citizens, tagging Home Minister Amit Shah and requested him to take immediate action on the matter. The Prime Minister’s Office has also been tagged in this.
accuse each other
In response, the Assam Police said, “It is unfortunate that some anti-social elements from Mizoram are pelting stones at the government officials of Assam. These officers are posted in Lailapur to protect the Assam land from encroachment.
In response, Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sharma tweeted, Honorable Zoramthanga ji, Kolasib (Mizoram) SP has told us that their citizens will not listen and stop the violence until we step back from our posts. How can the government run in such a situation?’ After this, tagging Amit Shah and the Prime Minister’s Office, he wrote, ‘Hope you will intervene at the earliest.’
In response to this tweet, Zoramthanga tweeted, ‘Himanta ji, Hon’ble Shri Amit Shah ji had organized a cordial meeting of both the Chief Ministers. After that surprisingly today two companies of Assam Police along with citizens came near Veringte auto rickshaw stand in Mizoram and fired tear gas shells and lathi-charged the citizens present there. They also drove away CRPF and Mizoram Police personnel.
interaction with each other
Shortly after this another tweet from Himanta Biswa Sharma came. In this, he said, ‘Just had a talk with the Honorable Chief Minister Zoramthanga ji shortly before. We reiterated that Assam will maintain the status quo and peace along the state borders. I have expressed my desire that if need be, I will go to Aizwal and talk about these issues. Amit Shah and the Prime Minister’s Office have also been tagged in this tweet.
Controversy over encroachment
The border dispute between the two states erupted after the Assam Police launched a drive to remove alleged encroachments on their land. On July 10, when the Assam government team went to the spot, it was attacked with an IED by unknown people.
Assam mizoram dispute: Firing on Assam-Mizoram border increased tension, CMs of both the states accuse each other