Guwahati: Assam CM Hemant Biswa Sharma has taken a major decision following the bloody conflict between Assam and Mizoram over the border dispute. It has announced the deployment of commando battalions in three districts adjoining Mizoram. CM Hemant Biswa Sharma informed that three commando battalions will be deployed at Cachar, Karimganj, Hailakandi.
Meanwhile, the latest information is that the Home Secretary has convened a meeting with the Chief Secretaries of Assam and Mizoram to discuss the border dispute. The meeting may take place around 10.30 am tomorrow. Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma has also said that he will approach the Supreme Court in the matter and request that forest land should not be allowed to be occupied. In another update related to Assam violence, the Cachar Superintendent of Police, who was injured in the violence, has now been airlifted to Mumbai for treatment.
He will be treated at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital or Medical Research Institute in Mumbai. The border dispute between Assam and Mizoram has been going on for many years. Five Assam Police personnel were killed and more than 60 injured on Monday while guarding the state's 'constitutional border' with Mizoram.