Regional committees of Lakhimpur and Kamle district carried out inspections in various areas and meeting held.

DOLLUNGMUKH, AUGUST 27 : The regional committee of Lakhimpur district (Assam) and Kamle district (Arunachal Pradesh) of interstate border affairs on Saturday carried out a spot verification of boundary dispute areas.

Many issues pertaining to the inter-state boundary issues, human settlement and reserve forest were discussed during the joint survey meeting at National Hydro Project Corporation (NHPC) conference hall at Gerukamukh.

The committee during the meeting asked the DCs and District Forest Officer of both the states to carry out a proper and thorough survey and submit the report to the committee for amicable solution to the issues in its second meeting.

The minister for Agriculture, Horticulture and allied department Tage Taki said, only with the help of toposheet and satellite maps issue could not be finalized and solved, therefore the committee has endorsed the DCs and DFOs of both the states to revisit at few areas where the issues could not be resolved.

Minister for Labour welfare  development (Assam) etc Sanjoy Kishan said, under the leadership of both the state’s chief ministers the border issues would be resolved amicably.

“Locals of both the states are requested to maintain the cordial relationship, ” Said Kishan.

As the meeting could not come to any final conclusion, local MLA Raga Tarin Dakpe said, some issues were left behind which need to be relook. However, the committee has confidence that the DCs and DFOs of both the states would bring the final report within 15 September for next sitting.

Later on the Ministers including Lakhimpur MLA Manab Deka and both side’s government officials visited the disputed areas such as Boginadi forest beat area, government establishment at Rajali, Mindpu, Kherbari, Bompte and Tanio under Dollungmukh sub-division in Kamle district and interacted with the villagers. Local leaders and local officers on spot.

Both the state’s committee would be visiting the areas identified as disputed areas in 12 district of Arunachal Pradesh that share a boundary with the 8 districts of Assam and such interstate regional committee of various area are inspecting and holding discussion and an amicable and lasting solution of the border dispute is arrived for a peaceful coexistence, peace, tranquility and communal harmony is maintained.

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