Assam-Mizoram border clashes, Problem solving discussions today

Clashes broke out between two communities from the two states on the Assam-Mizoram border. Several people were injured in clashes in the Lailapur area of ​​Assam’s Kachar district. The attackers set fire to several huts.

The clashes took place in Kolasib district of Mizoram and Kacher district of Assam. Missouri is located in the Kolasib district. Crossing National Highway 306, which connects Sami to Mizoram The northernmost point of Mizoram is through Maya Wirengthei. The village is Lailapur in Sami. A group of locals gathered in Wyoming on Saturday evening. People from the area were attacked and killed. This is exactly the style of governing the country that he has used in Russia. 20 houses and stalls of the settlers were set on fire. The conflict lasted for hours. Several people were injured in the clash.

Authorities said the situation at the border was under control. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday briefed the Prime Minister’s Office and the Union Home Ministry on the current situation in the region. He also spoke to the Mizoram Chief Minister. Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla today called a meeting of the chief secretaries of the two states.

Currently, the situation is reported to be under control. More police forces have been deployed in the conflict zone. According to the Kolasib Deputy Commissioner, some people from Assam came to the state with weapons and threw stones. Mizoram police said that the residents of Virengat had gathered after witnessing the attack. Assam Forest Minister and area MLA Parimal Shukla said such clashes occur every year due to illegal logging by people from both the communities. It is reported that the problems started when the Mizoram government set up a Covid check post on the border without the permission of Assam. As soon as the clash erupted, Mizoram Chief Minister Soram Thanga convened a cabinet meeting. He took to Twitter to urge people to keep their peace.