CM Sonowal briefs PM Modi, Amit Shah on Assam-Mizoram border situation

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah over a phone call on the latest situation of the Assam-Mizoram border. 

Sonowal in a series of tweets said both the leaders lent their support to solve the matter amicably. 


Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and his Mizoram counterpart Zoramthanga in a telephonic conversation agreed to ensure restoration of peace in the bordering areas. They also resolved to work together in maintaining brotherhood between both the states. Mizoram CM thanked Sonowal for reaching out and said that his action will strengthen the bond between the two states.

Meanwhile, following tension the Deputy Commissioner of Karimganj has imposed Section 144 in the Chotabubribond area of Singla Reserve forest to maintain peace and tranquillity. The order copy issued on Sunday mentioned that there were “instances of armed aggression by the detachment of uniformed personnel deployed by the Mizoram government” and that the aforementioned area of Singla Reserved Forest “has been illegally encroached by some miscreants from the state of Mizoram inside the territory of Assam.”