Rijiju said that the Centre would make efforts to find a solution to the decades-old boundary disputes between the NE states.
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Mizoram chief secretary Lalnunmawia Chuaungo told PTI that the meeting of ministers and officials of the two states will be held at Aijal club here at 11 am on Thursday.
Rio said he had telephonic conservation with his Assam counterpart Himanta Biswa Sarma and discussed how to defuse tension in the disputed area along the border between the two states.
The Assam chief minister, while asserting that only talks would help resolve the row, said while speaking to reporters that he would not seek bail to avoid any summon by Mizoram Police.
Two roads, including National Highway 306, in Cachar and Hailakandi are the lifelines of Mizoram. The blockade has been enforced on both, disrupting transportation to the hilly state.
While the CRPF are deployed on the Mizoram side, the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) are camped on the Assam side in Lailapur.
With Home Minister Amit Shah stepping in to resolve the crisis, Kikon expressed hope that a solution to the crisis will soon be found.
The chief minister stated that the police is investigating the incident and a probe has been launched into where the civilians procured their arms.
The committee has been asked to submit the report of the matter to Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi.
Mizoram Home Minister Lalchamliana on Monday claimed that around 200 Assam Police personnel forcibly crossed duty posts and said that the inter-state border issue with Assam should be resolved soon.