The Congress in Assam has demanded clarity from chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma over his recent discussions with Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma on the inter-state border dispute.
The Assam Congress, on Tuesday, demanded chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to make public the outcome of the discussions with his Meghalaya counterpart.
The Congress in Assam has also demanded CM Sarma to make public about what transpired during the meeting between him and PM Narendra Modi.
“We appreciate commencement of border talks with Meghalaya. But the Assam chief minister should announce the decisions taken during the chief ministerial-level meeting,” the Assam Congress said.
Notably, MLAs from the opposition parties in Assam, on Monday, had staged a walkout from the Assembly in protest against Speaker’s decision to reject the adjournment motion moved by the Congress for discussion on alleged drone survey by Meghalaya along the inter-state boundary.
Commenting on the recent clashes between Assam and Mizoram along the inter-state border, the Congress blamed both the state governments for escalation of tensions.
“We witnessed chief ministers of the two states (Assam and Mizoram) engage in a war of words on social media. Such an engagement only incited violence,” Assam Congress leader Bobbeeta Sharma said.