Assam is coping with boundary disputes with 4 states, together with Mizoram, and inter-state border disputes can “only be resolved with the cooperation of state governments involved in the matter”, the Home Ministry instructed parliament at present, including that the centre “just acts as a facilitator in such disputes”.
“There are boundary disputes arising out of demarcation of boundaries and claims and counter-claims over territories have arisen between states,” Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai mentioned in a written reply.
As per the info out there with the federal government, he mentioned, out of seven boundary demarcation problem, 4 pertain to Assam with 4 completely different states. “There are disputes over territories between Haryana-Himachal Pradesh, union territory of Ladakh-Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra-Karnataka, Assam-Arunachal Pradesh, Assam-Nagaland, Assam- Meghalaya and Assam and Mizoram,” the Minister mentioned in his written reply.
The centre’s assertion within the parliament comes a day after 5 Assam cops have been killed in clashes as tensions escalated at Assam-Mizoram border.
“The approach of the central government has consistently been that inter-state disputes can be resolved only with the cooperation of the state governments concerned and that the central government acts only as a facilitator for amicable settlement of the dispute in the spirit of mutual understanding,” Mr Rai mentioned in response to a query on the position of the authorities in redressing border disputes between states within the nation.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah was on two day go to to northeast India this weekend and he was accompanied by Director Intelligence Bureau Arvind Kumar and Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla.
Mr Shah additionally had chaired a gathering with prime officers of all of the states within the area, and had instructed them that the NDA authorities on the Centre is eager on resolving boundary disputes among the many Northeastern states and making the area peaceable and developed.
Meanwhile opposition has began focusing on Mr Shah over his go to. “All eyes on the Home Minister, who was in the North-east a few days ago. His incompetence being exposed one day at a time, ” Trinamool chief Derek O’Brien tweeted.
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