The border dispute between Assam and Mizoram is getting worse. There have been clashes between the security forces of Assam and the citizens of Mizoram on the border of both the states. After which the Chief Ministers of both the states had asked Home Minister Amit Shah to intervene in the matter. On Monday evening, Home Minister Amit Shah spoke to the Chief Ministers of both the states. He asked both the states to resolve the dispute. After which the Chief Ministers have assured the Home Minister to resolve the dispute and cool the matter soon.
On Monday, Mizoram CM Zoramthanga tweeted a video of clashes between police and civilians tagging Home Minister Amit Shah and the Prime Minister’s Office and demanded immediate action on the matter. In response to this, the Assam Police also made a tweet. Assam Police said, “It is unfortunate that some anti-social elements from Mizoram are pelting stones at the government officials of Assam. These officers are posted in Lailapur to protect the land of Assam from encroachment.
At the same time, Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sharma wrote on Twitter, Honorable Zoramthanga ji, Kolasib (Mizoram) SP has told us that till we do not back down from our post, their citizens will not listen and stop the violence. How can the government run in such a situation?’ After this, tagging Amit Shah and the Prime Minister’s Office, he wrote, ‘Hope you will intervene at the earliest.’
In response to this tweet, Zoramthanga tweeted, ‘Himanta ji, Hon’ble Amit Shah ji organized a cordial meeting of both the Chief Ministers. After that surprisingly today two companies of Assam Police along with the citizens came near the Veringte auto rickshaw stand in Mizoram and fired tear gas shells and lathi-charged the citizens present there. They also drove away CRPF and Mizoram Police personnel.
Himanta Biswa Sharma has made another tweet. In the tweet, he said that I have spoken to CM Zoramthanga. I have reiterated that I will maintain the status quo on the Assam border. So that peace prevails. They have also talked about talking together. Amit Shah had met the Chief Ministers of all the states from the North-East in Shillong during his visit to the Northeast just two days ago.