Assam-Arunachal regional bodies visit 4 villages at Dissing-Passo in Pakke-Kessang

Dissing-Passo, Sep 02: The regional committee of Assam – Arunachal Pradesh on inter-state boundary of Biswanath district (Assam) and Pakke-Kessang  district (Arunachal Pradesh) on Friday carried out spot verification of boundary dispute areas at Dissing Paso circle in Pakke Kessang district and interacted the locals and held meetings. 

Even due to inclined weather the regional committee members visited the villages and interacted the locals and discussed various problem and inform of the Namsai declaration and to resolved the boundary dispute issue so that people live and peace and harmony and also there is no dispute issue among both the successive BJP government between Arunachal Pradesh and Assam and center under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah.

The committee headed by Environment & Forest WRD, Sports & Youth Affairs Minister Mama Natung from Arunachal Pradesh, state BJP President & Pakke Kessang MLA Biyuram Wahge and Water Resource Minister (Assam) Piyush Hazarika  and BIhali MLA Ranjit Dutta, Biswanath MLA Promod Borthakur visited boundary disputed areas such as the Rasso, Dipik, Dikalmukh and Baliso in Arunachal which shares a boundary with Biswanath district of Assam alongwith district DC, SP and DFO of both Biswanath and Pakke Kessang district.

Under the leadership of Chief Minister Pema Khandu and Himanta Biswa Sarma, both the state governments will solve the boundary issues which could not be resolved for many decades, we have been directed to ascertain the highest possibilities to resolved the issue and we are hopeful that the matter will be amicably resolved. said Mama Natung.

Expressing concern over the settlers of reserved forest at boundary areas of the states, Natung informed that the committee will recommend the same areas for declaration of de-reservation forest areas to the central government, NGT  for consideration.

Though, it may take time but it would be a success for which the local settlers of both the states have to wait, he added.

Highlighting the grievances of local people, MLA cum state BJP president Biyuram Wahge appealed to the Assam government to allow people of Dikalmukh to go through the road existing through Behali reserve forest road for marketing and other essential works to nearby towns to National highway.

“Villagers are facing problems as they are restricted by forest officials and sometime get harassment due to restriction,” said Wahge, upon which Assam minister Piyush agreed to allow the people of Dikalmukh from Behali Reserve Forest road for ‘To and Fro without any destruction to the forest and wildlife’.  

Out of four areas, one area is yet to be discussed thoroughly, where the Karbi people are residing and this would also be resolved as we are strict with the Namsai declaration, said Piyush.

The matter would be  reported to the respective state’s government to resolve the issues, he added.

Earlier, while interacting with the villagers, the committee requested the local people of both the states to maintain peace and tranquility, communal harmony and brotherhood.

On the other hand, along with the Lakhimpur district’s minister and MLAs, the regional committee of Papumpare district headed by education minister Taba Tedir, MLA Techi Kaso and Tana Hali Tara will be visiting the following villages Gumto, Bogoli, Denka, Kimin and Lora – I & Lora – II on September 3rd.

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