Meghalaya border

Guwahati, Aug 21: The second round of talks aiming to solve the border dispute between Assam and Meghalaya is scheduled for Sunday in Guwahati, Deputy CM Prestone Tynsong knowledgeable on Saturday.

“Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma and Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma could be assembly at Guwahati on Sunday to talk about putting in place nearby committees to take ahead the second segment of border talks for resolving the ultimate six regions of distinction,” Prestone Tynsong advised media.  Resolving the border problem with Assam is a concern of the Meghalaya authorities, the Deputy CM added.

Notably, the two states had signed an MoU to give up the five-decade-vintage border dispute in six of the 12 disputed regions in New Delhi earlier this year in March.

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“The CMs of Assam and Meghalaya have agreed for everlasting agreement of the inter-kingdom boundary in admire of six regions of distinction out of general 12 regions of distinction among the states of Assam and Meghalaya,” Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai said in Rajya Sabha on the time.

Rai similarly burdened that the inter-kingdom boundary problems need to be resolved simplest with the cooperation of character kingdom governments worried and that the Central authorities will act simplest as a facilitator for the agreement of boundary problems withinside the spirit of mutual cooperation.

The six regions noted withinside the very last agreement in March agreement consists of Tarabari (4.69 sq km), Gizang (13.53 sq km), Hahim (3.51 sq km), Boklapara (1.57 sq km), Khanapara-Pilangkata (2.29 sq km) and Ratacherra (11.20 sq km).

The ultimate six regions consist of villages in disputed blocks one and transferred from the then United Khasi and Jaintia district to Assam’s Karbi Anglong district withinside the 50s.