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Steps to end border tension

The Assam-Meghalaya joint district level border meeting in Dhubri resolved to end tension. Both sides urged the student bodies to end the economic blockade. The joint meeting took place at the Circuit House in Hatsingimari in Dhubri district. Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police of the five districts of the Garo Hills region attended the meeting with their counterpart of Dhubri district. The economic blockade has entered its sixth day on Friday on the NEC road which is the lifeline for the five districts of Garo Hills in Meghalaya. Meghalaya promised to pay an ex-gratia to the next of kin of those killed, apart from placing other demands before the Meghalaya Government.
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