Arunachal-Assam boundary dispute to be resolved: PC

Last Updated: Saturday, May 12, 2012 - 15:27

Itanagar: The decades-old boundary dispute between Arunachal Pradesh and Assam would be resolved amicably soon with the one-man boundary commission constituted by Supreme Court working out modalities for the same, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram said here on Saturday.

"The one-man committee headed by Justice Tarun Chaterjee is looking after the issue and he is scheduled to convene a meeting with the chief ministers of both the states on June," Chidambaram said during a press conference here.

He said, Centre last year sanctioned an amount of 154 crore to Arunachal Pradesh for development of areas along the inter-state boundary.
"This year an amount of Rs 92 crore was sanctioned for the same," he said.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, May 12, 2012 - 15:27

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