Chief ministers Himanta Biswa Sarma and Pema Khandu met on Wednesday, and reported that the two Northeastern states will frame district level panels to determine the longstanding border related disputes and questions in a period bound way.
“We chose to frame district-level committees in both the states to determine the issue in a period bound way,” Sarma said. “The district boards of trustees will attempt joint overviews in the disputed areas to observe tangible solutions for the long-forthcoming issue in view of historical perspective, ethnicity, nationality, contiguity, individuals’ will and administrative convenience of both the states,” he added.
This was the chief ministerial level gathering between the two states over the boundary issue, Sarma said in a progression of tweets. The terms of reference of the councils were additionally concluded in the gathering, Sarma said.
Assam border area development minister Atul Bora and boss secretaries and senior officials of both the states were available in the gathering. Arunachal Pradesh was a centrally-administered region initially after independence and became a Union Territory later, prior to accomplishing full statehood in 1987. Assam and Arunachal Pradesh share a 804.1 km long boundary and there are 1,200 marks of dispute along it.