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Border row: Crucial meet underway

A crucial meeting between Dispur and Kohima is trying its level best to end the decade old border conflict between the states on Monday. Chief secretaries along with top ranked officials both the states are meeting in Dispur in presence of the Naga Tribes Association of Border Areas called at the instance of prime minister Narendra Modi who wants an amicable settlement of the conflict.

The meeting with the two chief secretaries, earlier scheduled for November 15, had been postponed due to unspecified reasons, they said adding that UNTABA is scheduled to meet the PM after the joint meeting with the chief secretaries of both the states.

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