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Assam and Meghalaya for winding up Mukroh judicial inquiry panels, CBI to step in

CRPF to guard disputed border areas

Shillong, Sep 30: The chief ministerial level meeting held on Saturday at Khanapara , Guwahati to discuss the border dispute has decided to wind up the judicial inquiry commissions into Mukroh incident and instead wanted the CBI to register a case in a neutral state.

Breifing reporters after the meeting, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma  announced the decision to wind up the commissions.


According to him, Meghalaya officials did not cooperate with the Assam judicial commission and the Assam officials did not attend the hearing of the commission instituted by Meghalaya.

Another decision was to withdraw the  police personnel from the disputed border areas and entrust the border guarding duty to the CRPF.

The meeting also decided to set up border pillars at Hahim area while the demarcation of other five areas in the first phase will be carried out by December 31

Assam wanted to resolve the problem in three areas, including Langpih under the second phase at the earliest and in this regard , the regional committees will be asked to speed up the work.

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