Govt is committed to bring about permanent solution to Assam-Arunachal ‘border issues’: Taki

RAGA, Jun 24: With Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu and his Assam counterpart Himanta Biswa Sarma showing keenness to pave way for an out of court settlement to the decades-old boundary imbroglio between the two neighbouring states of the North East through their several meetings in recent times and subsequent formation of district committees on both sides to carry out joint surveys in disputed areas, came the maiden visit by the Regional Committee on Interstate Border Affairs for Kamle district, led by Agriculture Minister Tage Taki.

The Regional Committee led by its Chairman Tage Taki made its maiden visit to Dollungmukh sub-division of Kamle district. The Committee members made extensive field visits of the area and took stock of agricultural fields and Govt infrastructures and establishments in the area.

Addressing the public, the Committee Chairman said that the Government is committed to bring about a permanent solution to the border issues and is pursuing with utmost seriousness in this direction. He also informed the people that several rounds of meetings have been held at Delhi and Guwahati to resolve the border issues and Chief Ministers of both the States are taking active interest in it.

Further, Taki stated that in respect to other boundary areas the situation in Dollungmukh area along the Assam-Arunachal boundary is different as the people of both States are coexisting harmoniously. He said that if the border issue is resolved it will benefit the people of both States living in the boundary area economically and socially.

Local MLA Tarin Dakpe, ex-MLA Tamar Murtem, DC and SP Kamle and ZPM Dollungmukh accompanied the Minister. (DIPRO)