The Assam Congress has formed a committee, which will visit the border areas along Mizoram in Cachar district of the State and take stock of the ground situation there after the bloody clash on Monday.    

The seven-member Assam Congress committee will be headed by its newly-appointed president Bhupen Borah. 

The committee has been tasked to assess the ground situation and submit a detailed report to the party high-command. 

This was informed by Assam Congress in-charge Jitendra Singh in a notification.  

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The Assam Congress committee will reach Silchar late on Tuesday evening. 

Apart from visiting the border areas and assessing the situation, the panel will also visit the homes of the five deceased police personnel, who lost their lives after Mizoram Police opened fire during the clash. 

The panel will also visit the homes of those who sustained injuries in the clash. 

Notably, Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has claimed that the Mizoram Police had opened fire with light machine guns (LMGs), on Monday, that resulted in the deaths of five Assam Police personnel and one civilian, besides injuring over 40 others. 

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The seven-member Assam Congress committee comprises of state Congress chief – Bhupen Borah, Assam CLP leader – Debabrata Saikia, MP Pradyut Bordoloi, Deputy CLP leader – Rokibul Hussain, MP Gaurav Gogoi, All India Mahila Congress president – Sushmita Dev and MLA Kamalakhya Dey Purkayastha. 

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