• Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla chairs meet on Assam-Mizoram Border dispute

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    New Delhi: Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla chaired a meet on Assam-Mizoram border dispute, which was attended by Chief Secretaries of both the states along with Assam DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta and Mizoram DGP.

    Chief Secretaries of both the states are having bilateral talks over the inter-state border following the fresh tension that erupted on Tuesday at Aitlang hnar area in Kolasib district which borders Assam’s Hailakandi district.

    However, earlier, Kolasib Superintendent of Police (SP) Vanlalfaka Ralte said that the situation along the Mizoram-Assam Border is peaceful now.

    State forces of both the states are still camping at the disputed area near the border.

    “There was neither confrontation nor untoward incident at the inter-state border, where fresh tension erupted recently. There were no new activities from both sides on Friday. The situation is peaceful now,” he told PTI.

    Efforts are being initiated from both sides to restore normalcy and prevent any untoward situation in the area.

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