Assam-Meghalaya Border Peaceful; Clashes Had Erupted Between Locals, Forest Guards: Himanta

Final Up to date: November 23, 2022, 19:13 IST

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma. (Picture: Twitter/File)

Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a operate right here, Sarma additionally asserted that the incident was by no means associated to the long-standing border dispute between the 2 northeastern states

The Assam-Meghalaya border is peaceable and the current clashes alongside the interstate boundary had erupted between locals and forest guards, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma mentioned on Wednesday.

Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a operate right here, Sarma additionally asserted that the incident was by no means associated to the long-standing border dispute between the 2 northeastern states.

“I’m in contact with the Meghalaya CM… The Assam-Meghalaya border is peaceable and it has all the time been peaceable,” “Pressure has been used… Nevertheless, for my part, it has been used a little bit arbitrarily. That ought to not have occurred,” he mentioned.

Six folks, together with a forest guard, have been killed in violence at a disputed location in West Karbi Anglong district alongside the Assam-Meghalaya border within the early hours of Tuesday, after a truck allegedly laden with illegally felled timber was intercepted by forest personnel.

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