Assam-Arunachal Pradesh Border Disputes: The ongoing tussle between the Assam and Arunachal Pradesh governments for the last 50 years ended on Thursday. Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Arunachal Pradesh counterpart Prema Khandu signed the MoU in the presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. After this, the ongoing fight for 123 villages has come to an end. Both the Chief Ministers have described today as historic.
This agreement has been done in Delhi. Home Minister Amit Shah said that this border dispute could not be resolved from 1972 till date. The report of the Local Commission has been mired in controversy in the courts in different governments since 1972. Accepting that report, the governments of both the states have ended the Assam-Arunachal border dispute of about 800 kilometers today.
#WATCH | Assam and Arunachal Pradesh governments sign an agreement for the settlement of an inter-state boundary dispute in the presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi pic.twitter.com/Fkg0RNw7Bx
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Positive initiative was taken on July 15 last year
Explain that Himanta Biswa Sarma and Prema Khandu were trying to resolve the border dispute between the two states with the signing of the Namsai Declaration on July 15 last year. Both the Chief Ministers had also resolved to end the dispute soon.
Himanta Biswa Sarma said that there was a border dispute between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh since 1972. Today we have resolved all the disputes through talks. This dispute has been resolved with the blessings of the Prime Minister under the guidance of the Home Minister, it will prove to be a milestone.
#WATCH There was a border dispute between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh since 1972. Today we have resolved all the disputes through talks. This dispute has been resolved with the blessings of the Prime Minister under the guidance of the Home Minister, it will prove to be a milestone: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, Delhi pic.twitter.com/2no3XDB8k3
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Arunachal Pradesh was established in 1972
Let us inform that Arunachal Pradesh was made a Union Territory in 1972. The state government alleged that all the hilly areas were transferred to Assam unilaterally. The dispute was about 132 villages. When Arunachal Pradesh attained statehood in 1987, a tripartite committee was appointed. Which recommended that some areas be transferred from Assam to Arunachal Pradesh. Assam opposed it and the matter remained in the Supreme Court for a long time.
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