Mizoram CM Zoramthanga with Union home minister Amit Shah in New Delhi on Tuesday.

Mizoram chief minister Zoramthanga on Tuesday told Union home minister Amit Shah that the people of Mizoram strongly opposed to the proposed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.

Zoramthanga said this to Amit Shah when he met latter at his residence in New Delhi.

The two leaders also discussed a wide range of issues including the Bru refuges and increase of budget in the ministry of DoNER and NEC.

During his meeting with Shah, Zoramthanga asked the Union home minister to create separate All India Service cadre for Mizoram.

The two leaders also discussed relocation of Assam Rifles headquarters from the heart of Aizawl to Zokhawsang on the outskirt of the city and allocation of more quantum of budget in DoNER ministry and NEC.

Zoramthanga also asked Shah to take measure for transformation of Zoram Medical College into a medical college cum hospital on the line of AIIMS.

Shah on his part told the chief minister that he would look into the matters and take necessary action, official sources added.

Zoramthanga also met DoNER minister Jitendra Singh during which he asked Singh to take measure to ensure that the DoNER ministry and NEC execute more works for the Northeastern states.

Zoramthanga was accompanied by planning board vice chairman H Rammawi, chief secretary Lalnunmawia Chuaungo, Lok Sabha member C Lalrosanga and other officials.


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