The India-Bangladesh border guarding forces’ meet held at Shillong in Meghalaya concluded on Monday on a “positive note”. 

The key issue discussed during the three-day meet was actions taken against Indian insurgent groups taking shelter in Bangladesh. 

The Border Security Force (BSF) provided facts, figures and lists to the Border Guards Bangladesh containing details of hideout camps of Indian insurgent groups based in Bangladesh. 

The agenda points discussed during the meeting focused on movement of insurgents, human trafficking, drugs, fake currency and arms smuggling. 

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These issues need greater cooperation, understanding and synergy to make the life of the border population secure, the BSF stated in a statement. 

Security related issues and action against Indian insurgent groups taking shelter in Bangladesh, trans-border crimes like smuggling of forest produce, drugs and narcotics were also discussed. 

The BSF emphasized attacks on its personnel and unarmed Indian civilians and other provocative action by Bangladesh. 

The BGB delegation emphasized upon firing on Bangladesh nationals by Indian nationals or BSF, the statement mentioned. 

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The Indian delegation was led by inspector general of Tripura frontier – Susanta Kumar Nath accompanied by IG Meghalaya. 

On the other hand, the Bangladesh delegation was led by Tanveer Gani Chowdhury, additional director general, BGB. 

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