Skip to content Skip to navigation

Steps to defuse border tension

The Assam government and its Nagaland counterpart have agreed to defuse border tension at the earliest. Both the states reached the understanding when Assam chief secretaries JS Khola and Toshi Aier had a crucial meet in Dispur on Wednesday.

They decided to ensure that the local issues or disputes are dealt with speedily. The ongoing border tension in Golaghat district also came up for discussion in the meeting where both sides agreed to restore peace and normalcy.  

Both the chief secretaries are believed to have agreed that local disputes should not be linked with the border-related issues as it is currently under the consideration of the Supreme Court.

Principal Secretary Home and Political Department of Assam MGVK Bhanu also attended the meeting at secretariat along with revenue commissioner and Secretary G D Tripathi.

The meeting held in pursuance of the decision taken during the meeting of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh with the Chief Ministers of both the States in New Delhi.

Add new comment

Random Stories

Golaghat AJYCP on hunger strike

2 Oct 2015 - 2:33pm | Siddhartha Handique
Golaghat AJYCP is on a 36 hour hunger strike in protest against the centre’s recent move on the non Muslim Bangladeshi refugees.The student body further demand measures to introduce Inner Line Permit...

Tezpur in grip of elephant menace

11 Sep 2015 - 9:41pm | AT News
Much to utter fear and panic a herd of wild elephants was moving without any hindrance in Tezpur town on Friday evening.The herd comprising 11 wild elephants including 3 calves who left the flooded...

Teacher killer still clueless

21 Oct 2014 - 7:23am | AT News
Jorhat police have yet to arrest the miscreant 24 hours after he shot dead school teacher near Toklai on Monday. But preliminary investigation suggests no hands of militant in the sensational shoot...