The Chief Ministers of Assam and Meghalaya today marked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) here to determine long-forthcoming boundary question between the two states within the sight of Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
As indicated by true sources, the MoU has been endorsed by Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Kongkal Sangma to determine six of the 12 sore line focuses between the two states.
Talking during the occasion here at the North Block, Union Home Minister Shah, while praising the two Chief Ministers and individuals of the two states, said, “I’m glad that both the gatherings consented to determine the 50-year-old question. This understanding is in accordance with the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who needs to make the North-East of India prosperous and secure.”
The Home Minister additionally said that however the two states have consented to determine six of the 12 marks of line debate, “it is encouraging to take note of that as far as geological spread, it covers 70% of the area”. He proceeded to add that the other places of contrast would be settled soon.
On January 31, the main priests of Assam and Meghalaya had presented a draft goal to the Union Home Minister Shah for assessment and thought by the MHA, which involved six of the 12 “areas of contrast” along the 884-kilometer limit.
Assam will keep 18.51 square kilometers of land, and will give Meghalaya 18.28 square kilometers of land, as per the MoU finished paperwork for the 36.79 square kilometers of land.
Meghalaya was cut out of Assam in 1972, which is the point at which the debate emerged. Because of various readings of the outline of limits in the underlying understanding for Meghalaya’s creation, line issues were made.
In the interim, prior in the day Himanta Biswa Sarma approached the Prime Minister Narendra and notified him about the different improvement activities and government assistance plans being carried out in Assam. “Approached Adarniya Pradhan Mantri Narendra Modi in New Delhi and informed him about the different advancement ventures and government assistance plans being carried out in Assam. Likewise looked for his favors and direction for additional speeding up the speed of development in our State,” Sarma said in a tweet.