MLAs of the opposition parties in Assam, on Wednesday, created ruckus on the floor of the House, over the border row with Mizoram. 

The opposition MLAs, holding placards, protested inside the Assembly blaming the state government for the border clashes with Mizoram. 

Speaker Biswajit Daimary later had to adjourn the proceedings of the House for 40 minutes, owing to the ruckus created by the opposition legislators. 

The opposition MLAs demanded an inquiry into the clashes that broke out at the Assam-Mizoram border on July 26.

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Notably, two Assam ministers – Atul Bora and Ashok Singhal will leave for Aizawl on Thursday to hold discussions with Mizoram government officials over the inter-state border issue. 

On July 26, violent clashes broke out at the Assam-Mizoram border, resulting in loss of lives of six Assam police personnel and a civilian. 

Since then, Assam and Mizoram governments have been trading charges over the clashes, with one blaming the other. 

Mizoram has also accused Assam of imposing an economic blockade along National Highway 306, which main supply route to the state. 

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Kalpajyoti Saikia

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