In-charge of Mizoram BJP – Mmhonlumo Kikon, who is also an MLA from Nagaland, has batted for a proper demarcation of the Assam-Mizoram border.
Kikon said that a proper and full demarcation of the Assam-Mizoram border will ensure settling of the decades-long border dispute between the two states.
Mmhonlumo Kikon expressed that with union home minister Amit Shah personally overviewing the matter, a solution to the Assam-Mizoram border dispute is likely to be reached soon.
“Both the states must engage in dialogue and the inter-state border must be fully demarcated,” in-charge of Mizoram BJP – Mmhonlumo Kikon said.
Kikon’s remark came in the backdrop of six Assam Police personnel and a civilian losing their lives after Mizoram Police opened fire during clash between police forces of the two states on Monday.
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had claimed that Mizoram Police had opened fire with light machine guns (LMGs) during the clash that resulted in the death of six Assam Police ersonnel and a civilian.
“Mizoram had opened fire with light machine guns (LMGs) for about 30 to 35 minutes,” the Assam chief minister had said.
Notably, union home secretary Ajay Bhalla has summoned chief secretaries of Assam and Mizoram over the violence in the inter-state border on Monday.