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Union minister Amit Shah urges Assam, Arunachal to resolve boundary dispute at earliest

Union Home Minister Amit Shah appealed to Assam and Arunachal Pradesh governments to resolve their boundary dispute at the earliest in order to fulfil Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of a peaceful and prosperous Northeast.

Shah while chairing a meeting of the chief ministers of Assam and Arunachal – Himanta Biswa Sarma and Pema Khandu – to resolve the boundary issues of the two states.

The home minister assured both the chief ministers of the maximum possible assistance from the central government in this regard.

Shah urged both the chief ministers to resolve the boundary dispute at the earliest in order to fulfil the vision of the prime minister of a peaceful and prosperous Northeast.

As many as 12 panels were formed by the governments of Assam and Arunachal, following discussions between the two chief ministers on 15 July.

The two states, as per the declaration, decided to restrict the number of ‘disputed villages’ to 86, instead of the previous 123 and agreed to make attempts to resolve all issues by 15 September.

Assam and Arunachal share an 804.1-km-long border.

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