All Northeast States must keep its characteristics of being part of seven sisters. 

This was stated by Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in New Delhi on Thursday. 

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma made this statement while commenting on the border row between Assam and Nagaland. 

“On one hand we say that we are the seven sisters and on the other hand keep fighting among ourselves over various issues. This must not be the case.  All Northeast States must keep its characteristics of being part of seven sisters,” Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma said. 

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Speaking on the border row between Assam and Nagaland, Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the matter is under the purview of the Supreme Court. 

“The Assam-Nagaland border dispute is in the Supreme Court and the top Court will finalise or demarcate the boundary of the two States,” said CM Sarma. 

CM Himanta Biswa Sarma further said that Territorial Integrity of both the States must be respected. 

“Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio has written to me on the matter. I would like to say that Nagaland must not enter Assam’s territory and Assam must not enter Nagaland’s land,” CM Sarma said. 

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Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma further expressed hope that the border row with Nagaland would be resolved soon. 

“I am extremely hopeful that the Assam-Nagaland border row would be resolved soon,” Sarma said while briefing media in New Delhi. 

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