Tension is not taking its name after the bloody conflict between Assam and Mizoram over the border dispute. Despite the efforts of the Central Government to establish peace between the two states, the situation does not seem to be normalizing so far. There is tremendous anger among the people of Assam after the killing of six policemen (6 Assam Police Personnel Killed) in the bloody violence. There was a bandh in three districts of Barak Valley of Assam on Wednesday. The protesters also completely stopped the movement of trucks. Due to the closure of the highway by Assam, the work of supply of essential things in Mizoram has been disrupted. There is a long line of trucks laden with essential goods on the border but these trucks are not able to reach Mizoram. On the other hand, the central government has started a serious initiative to establish peace between the two states.
In the meeting organized by the Union Home Ministry, senior officers of both the states agreed to resolve the dispute through talks. It was decided in the meeting that central paramilitary forces would be deployed by removing the police of both the states from the disputed area on the border. Its purpose is to prevent any further violence. Thousands of vehicles stranded due to the suspension of traffic: After violence between Assam and Mizoram on Monday, the movement of vehicles has come to a complete halt in Lailapur town of Assam. Thousands of vehicles are stranded here due to the closure of National Highway 306. The movement of trucks laden with essential goods has also come to a complete halt, due to which there may be a big problem in the coming days in Mizoram.
The drivers of trucks coming from Delhi and Uttar Pradesh are stuck in a lot of trouble due to the jam. There is tremendous anger among the people of Assam against the bloody violence and this has also affected the movement of vehicles. Chief Minister denies economic blockade Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, on the other hand, has ruled out any economic blockade against Mizoram. He said that the Assam government would not take any such step. However, sources say that the movement of trucks is being stopped by the security personnel posted on the border. Mizoram has sought the intervention of the Central Government in this matter so that the supply of essential goods to Mizoram is not affected. An officer attached to the CRPF says that the situation remains peaceful at present, but in view of the tension, the atmosphere can deteriorate at any time. For this reason, the movement of vehicles has been banned.
Announcement of reward for help in arrest Meanwhile, a collection of photographs of such people has been prepared by the Assam Police who carried out the incident of Monday’s violence. Assam’s Special Director General of Police (Law and Order) GP Singh said that a case has been registered under various sections in connection with the murder of six Assam policemen. Describing it as a serious matter, he also announced a reward of five lakhs to those who helped in the arrest of the accused. He said that more than 50 people, including the Cachar Superintendent of Police, were injured in the incident. Legal action will be taken against the people who opened fire from Mizoram side. Cachar SP Vaibhav Chandrakant, who was injured in the incident of violence, has been airlifted to Mumbai for better treatment.
He underwent surgery for three hours at a private hospital in Mumbai. His condition is said to be stable. Meanwhile, the Central Government has intensified the exercise to establish peace between the two states. A high-level meeting was held in this regard in New Delhi on Wednesday. The Chief Secretaries and DGPs of both the states were also present in this meeting called by Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla. It was decided in the meeting that police personnel of both the states would be removed from the disputed site. Paramilitary forces will now be deployed in place of these policemen so that any incidents of violence can be prevented in future. In the meeting, emphasis was laid on resolving the issue of border dispute through dialogue and the Chief Secretaries of both the states agreed to it. CRPF DG Kuldeep Singh was also present in the meeting. It is believed that after removing the police of both the states from the disputed place, it will help in preventing incidents of violence in future.