Guwahati: Assam government ordered for the safety of Mizo people residing in Mizoram houses in the capital city of Guwahati and Silchar and asked the district administrations and police forces of the districts to ensure the same.
The order was issued following the violence that broke out in the borders of Lailapur in Cachar district on July 26 disturbing the relationship between the two states.
On Thursday, members of regional group of Vir Lachit Sena also registered a protest in front of the Mizoram house located at the GS road in the city.
Following the incident, in its notice the home department said, “In view of the recent skirmishes between Assam and Mizoram Police and taking into account the tense situation on the aforesaid Inter State Border, the Deputy Commissioner, Kamrup (M), Deputy Commissioner, Cachar, the Commissioner of Police, Guwahati, and Superintendent of Police, Cachar are hereby directed to ensure the safety and security of all persons belonging to Mizoram staying at Mizoram Houses at Guwahati and Silchar.”
All the Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police were directed to ensure safety and security of people belonging to Mizoram who are residing in areas under their jurisdiction.