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Meghalaya: HSPDP backs border deal with Assam

The respective regional committees looked into the specific areas of difference and submitted their reports to the Chief Ministers of the states.

The Hill State People’s Democratic Party or HSPDP which is an ally of the NPP-led MDA coalition has extended its support to the decision of the State government on the recent boundary pact signed between Assam and Meghalaya.

HSPDP President KP Pangniang who was also a part of the West Khasi Hills regional Committee said that they have done their groundwork well and submitted the report to the State government and now they will stick with whatever the decision of the State government is.

The respective regional committees looked into the specific areas of difference and submitted their reports to the Chief Ministers of the states. Based on these reports the state government finalized the nitty-gritty of the accord.

The support of HSPDP comes at a time when many organizations in Meghalaya are airing their discontent with the border deal with Assam.

Assam & Meghalaya signed the historic boundary deal in presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi on March 29. With this accord, the Chief Ministers of both the states resolved the six areas of difference on the interstate boundary.

First Published: 30th April, 2022 15:56 IST

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