The Chief Minister of Assam, Shri Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday stated that two minister’s Atul Bora and Ashok Singhal will visit Aizwal on Thursday, August 5th, with a message of peace from the people of Assam.
The border dispute broke out between the two states on 26th July claiming the lives of five Assam police personnel and injuring several others.
In response to restore peace between the two states, the representatives from both the states to meet and hold a talk in Aizwal the capital of Mizoram on Thrusday, 5th August 2021.
Chief Minister of Assam Himanta Biswa tweeted a message on Wednesday, stating “Two of my senior colleague Atul Bora and Ashok Singhal will visit Aizwal tomorrow with a message of peace from people of Assam”,
However, his tweet comes as a response to Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga’s tweet stating, “I am sure important steps will be achieved for the solution of the border problem,” with the hashtag, ‘Northeast is one.’
The Mizoram Chief Minister also shared a letter by Assam Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad, which called upon the chief minister to “seek the intervention of the Union government” over the boundary dispute and to restore and maintain peace between the two states.
Ashok Singhal the minister from Assam who visited Aizwal today to hold talks to restore peace between the two states, stated in his latest tweet that both the states are looking forward to resolve the issue and discussion regarding the matter is proceeding with great optimism from both the sides….
A tweet coming from the Chief Minister’s Office Mizoram stated with a positive note to soon put an end to the prevailing dispute between the two states “Govt. of Assam & Govt of Mizoram successfully signed a Joint Statement today after deliberation at Aizwal. Both the governments agree to take forward Ministry of Home Affairs’ initiatives to remove prevailing tensions and to find lasting solutions through discussions.”
After the border clashes between the two states took a violent turn on July 26th , when the Assam police personnel’s were killed, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and the Chief Minister of Mizoram Zoramthanga had remained aggressive and both states had also deployed their forces at the border.
Earlier this week, on Monday, Mizoram Governor Hari Babu Kambhampati met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Parliament House to discuss the standoff between the two states. The Governor said the Centre and state governments were working closely and efforts are underway to resolve the issue. Members of Parliament from Assam also held a meeting with the Prime Minister.