Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh has requested
Assam to work out modalities for an amicable and lasting
solution to the decades-old boundary problem between the
neighbouring states, official sources said on Wednesday.
Arunachal Home Minister Takar Marde called on Assam
Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi in Guwahati yesterday and discussed
the prevailing situation along the disputed border areas, the
During the meeting, Marde requested Gogoi to set up a
high level team comprising of border area legislators of both
the states besides deputy commissioners and SPs with a mandate
to visit the disputed areas to study ground realities.
Despite status-quo agreement signed repeatedly between
both the Congress-ruled states, people get evicted from border
areas by the police and forest department personnel.
Arunachal Pradesh had not accepted the 1951 Bordoloi
Commission report on the boundary of the states.
The Local Boundary Commission constituted by the
Supreme Court about three years ago had a few sittings
including one at Itanagar recently.