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Assam, Mizoram to maintain status quo

NEW DELHI: A crucial Assam and Mizoram chief secretary level meeting in New Delhi on Tuesday agreed to maintain status quo along the inter state border.

Union home secretary Rajib Guba chaired the meeting which decided to defused the tension with a joint survey by home ministry, Assam and Mizoram officials.

Union home minister Rajnath Singh will chair another meeting of Sarbananda Sonowal and his Mizoram counterpart Lalthanhawla very soon to permanently solve the dispute.
Union home minister Rajnath Singh asked home secretary to convene the chief secretary level talks after considering the appeals from Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and his Mizoram counterpart Lalthanhawla.

Very recently several Mizo students and journos sustained injury as Assam police men sprang upon a group of Mizo student union activists who were trying to set up a rest house at a disputed site.

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