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Assam Meghalaya Border Row: Regional Committees on Kamrup(M) and Ri-bhoi exchange reports

In a major development to solve the long-pending border dispute between Assam and Meghalaya, a regional committees formed by both the states to study and survey the disputed areas in

In a major development to solve the long-pending border dispute between Assam and Meghalaya, a regional committees formed by both the states to study and survey the disputed areas in Assam’s Kamrup Metro District and Meghalaya’s Ri-Bhoi District exchanged reports in Shillong on Monday, January 3rd.

The reports were exchanged in presence of Assam Minister Pijush Hazarika, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma and Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong wherein discussions were held in detail on the findings of the report.

As per reports, the regional committees of the Kamrup district and West Khasi Hills will be holding a meeting in Guwahati today.

Earlier in December last year, it was decided in the Chief Ministerial meeting of Assam and Meghalaya in Guwahati that both the governments will meet again before the 16th of January to further discuss the matter. The regional committees who have not submitted their reports were also asked to submit latest by December 31st.

It may be mentioned that Assam and Meghalaya have identified six areas of dispute to be resolved in the first phase. Out of the three regional committees in Meghalaya, 2 had submitted their report, while the governments had asked the third to submit its report at the earliest.

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First Published: 4th January, 2022 11:26 IST

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