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Permanent Solution to Assam-Mizoram Border Row by 2021: Centre

Joint Secretary (North East) in the Home Ministry Satyendra Garg said the current concern was to find an immediate solution for now

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File pic of a recent violent incident at Assam-Mizoram border area

GUWAHATI: The Centre hoped to find a permanent solution to the age old Assam-Mizoram border dispute by next year.

Joint Secretary (North East) in the Home Ministry Satyendra Garg who has been busy holding discussions with Mizoram Governor PS Sreedharan Pillai, chief minister Zoramthanga and civil society groups said that the Centre is keen on bringing a permanent solution to the border dispute between the two states.

“Centre and states are working together for a permanent solution. I am hopeful that the border dispute between Mizoram and Assam will be resolved by next year,” Garg told reporters in Mizoram.

He added that the current concern raised at the meeting was to find an immediate solution for now.