Tension grips between Assam and Mizoram border following the construction of a temporary shed of a police camp by the Mizoram police in Assam’s Hailakandi district, The Assam Tribune reports.
A team of police and forest officials from the Katlichera revenue circle of the district rushed to the area but reportedly failed to reach the spot due to the poor conditions of the roads. The fresh construction of a structure by Mizoram police after the chief secretary-level meeting has been created tension among the residents.
The tension in Assam and Mizoram border is now a matter of serious concern for the administrations of three districts of Barak Valley. One of the residents of bordering Gutguti village mainly dominated by the Reang community informed that they are passing sleepless nights due to the constant threats of Assam land by the neighbor.
In a report at least 200-250 Mizoram police battalions are engaged in the construction of a shed for the camp around three kilometers inside the Assam land.
The officer in charge of Ramnathpur police station, Liton Nath, Forest Range Officer of Gharmurra P Kalita, and a team of police officials are camping in the area. The MLA of Katlicherra, Suzam Uddin Laskar expressed serious concern over the incident and said that he will raise the issue in the next monsoon session of the state assembly. He asked the Assam Government to ensure the life and property of residents of his constituency.