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Mariani: Assam, Nagaland to maintain status quo

Assam and Nagaland on Tuesday decided to maintain status quo in the area and restrain any encroachment by people from one state into another's territory.

This was decided at a peace meeting in Jorhat on Tuesday. The meeting proposed a five members panel from both states to function as a peace committee. It will monitor the situation and take necessary steps for confidence build up among the public. The district administration of Mokokchung in Nagaland will take immediate steps for removal of armed personnel from Saringyim village of Nagaland.

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