In order to understand the clash between Assam and Mizoram place, we have to go back to the British colonial government’s outlook to frontier management
The blockade has been imposed in all three districts of Assam's Barak Valley -- Cachar, Karimganj and Hailakandi. They share a 164.6 km border with Mizoram.
The decision was made at a meeting, held between the chief secretaries of the two states, in Nagaland’s Dimapur town. There was a standoff going on between the police forces of the two states.
“If he doesn’t depose, we will have to take the next step which is (issuance of) warrant (against him),” Assam’s Special Director-General of Police, GP Singh said.
Almost all northeastern states, barring the former princely states of Tripura and Manipur were carved out of Assam in the decades following India's independence in 1947.
Three companies of CRPF deployed as state police start to withdraw from the frontier
The Assam Police announced a reward of Rs 5 lakh for information leading to the arrest of each of the individuals involved in the “barbaric killing of the Assam Police personnel…”
The Director General of CRPF also attended the meeting as the personnel of the paramilitary force have been deployed in the Assam-Mizoram border areas where tension is high, the official said.
Police said that nobody will be allowed to go near the boundary as it has now become a "conflict zone".
The former Union minister said if states resort to deploying their own police forces to resolve the border disputes, the internal security of the country will be jeopardised.
All business establishments remained closed and few vehicles plied on the roads of Assam's border districts of Cachar, Hailakandi and Karimganj.
Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla will chair the meeting to discuss the sudden escalation of violence along the Assam-Mizoram border.
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The border clash between the two states claimed five lives while many police personnel and a few locals have also been injured in the clashes, said reports.
The unexpected clash claimed 6 lives while many police personnel and a few locals have also been injured in the clashes, said reports.
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Gogoi said the acts of violence have been tamed out at the border multiple times and the gravest incident so far took place on the evening of July 26 on the Assam-Mizoram Border.