Guwahati: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma issues statement on Assam and Mizoram dispute. He said the governments of the two states are talking to each other. They feel that both sides will work peacefully and for peace. He said that peace with Mizoram requires some time as, after such a heavy busy schedule, some time will be required to cure all the pain.
With Mizoram, you need a span of peace because after such a heavy engagement you need some time to heal all the pain. After that, you need to start some confidence-building measures from both sides and then talk about some final resolutions: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma (1/2) pic.twitter.com/ObpAAmwl3I? ANI (@ANI) August 10, 2021
Himanta Biswa Sarma said that even after that, there is a need for both sides to initiate some confidence-building measures and then talk about some last proposals. In fact, the border dispute between the two states continues. On July 26, there was a border dispute between the persons of the two states. This also led to firing in which six Assam Police soldiers and one civilian were killed. More than 50 people were injured in the case.
Earlier, on 5th August, Thursday, an important meeting of ministers of the two states was held to ease the tense atmosphere arising out of the border dispute between Assam and Mizoram. In the meeting held in Mizoram's capital Aizawl, the two states agreed to resolve the border dispute in dialogue and cordial manner. It was also decided that Assam would withdraw the earlier consultation on non-visit to Mizoram.