Surveys are underway to demarcate the Assam-Meghalaya border, according to CM Conrad Sangma

Surveys are underway to demarcate the Assam-Meghalaya interstate boundary.

This was briefed by the Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad Sangma.

“Investigations are ongoing and we are waiting for these investigations to be completed,” said Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma.

Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma further informed that he and his Assam counterpart Himanta Biswa Sarma are waiting for a call from the center to finalize the border agreement related to six areas of divergence.

On January 20, the chief ministers of Assam and Meghalaya submitted the recommendations of the regional committees on the border dispute to the union’s interior minister Amit Shah.

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Six of the 12 areas of divergence have been taken up for resolution in the “first phase” to end the decades-long Assam-Meghalaya border dispute.

The dispute areas to be addressed for the final settlement of the “first phase” are: Hahim, Gizang, Tarabari, Boklapara, Khanapara-Pillingkata and Ratacherra.

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