• Meghalaya Government to Set up Police Outposts in the Assam-Meghalaya Border

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    Shillong: Meghalaya government ordered to set up police outposts in the border area of Assam-Meghalaya; already the Meghalaya government has finalized different locations for the same, said Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma.

    Reportedly, setting up the police outposts in the Assam-Meghalaya border came after the tension occurred in the Assam-Mizoram border.

    However, CM Sangma stated that the state government set up the police outposts only in the non-sensitive areas with no border disputes.

    "We will not set up police outposts in the sensitive areas as it will create more tension among the two states," said CM Sangma.

    Moreover, the CM Sangma added that he had a conversation with the Assam CM Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma about the clash between the locals and Assam Police at Longkhuli village in Ri Bhoi districts.

    "We both come to a conclusion that there should not be any further rise of such incidents and both the government will try to maintain the peace in the border area of Assam." Sangma said.

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