The second phase of boundary talks between Meghalaya and Assam will begin before the end of this month.
This was informed by Chief Minister Conrad Sangma to media persons here today.
“The border talks with definitely be held before the end of this month,” Sangma said
He also said that the Meghalaya government has been in constant touch with the Assam government regarding the ongoing tension between the Pnar and Karbi communities at the border village of Khanduli, West Jaintia Hills.
“We have also decided that a joint visit will be made to these sensitive zones to build up the confidence of the people and also to ask our respective district administration, officials and citizens to refrain from any kind of action that could lead to a tense situation,” Sangma said.
On the assault cases and arsons in Khanduli, Sangma said that border talks are required so that such incidents are prevented.
“Incidents like these have been taking place for the last 50 years because there are areas of differences between the two states. It is important that we find a solution at the earliest,” he added.
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