Assam Northeast

Assam: Hailakandi dist administration clears three villages encroached by Mizoram

The Hailakandi district administration on Thursday carried out a drive and cleared three forest villages in Dholaikhal area inside Assam land encroached by Mizoram.

Hailakandi SP Ramandeep Kaur said that the operation went on in the border till late Thursday night.

According to reports, a C
ItID19 testing centre constructed by Mizos in Jhumghar in Assam’s land was also demolished by Assam police. Besides, two camps constructed by Mizos have also been demolished.

It is claimed that Mizoram’s bid to capture Assam land in the border has also been foiled by state police.

It can be mentioned here that the tension escalated in Phaisen area of Assam-Mizoram border few days back when the people living in the border informed the district administration that the Mizos have started construction and planted thousands of saplings of betel nut inside Assam land in Hailakandi district.

Hailakandi shares border with Kolasib district of Mizoram.

A team of officials from civil and police administration were present on Thursday during the demolition drive and clearance of forests.

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