Assam-Mizoram Border Row: FIR Against Assam CM

An FIR has been filed against Assam CM and other high ranking representatives of the state under several sections of the Indian Penal Code, including an attempt to murder and criminal conspiracy.

“Will be very happy to join in any investigation. But why the case is not being handed over to a neutral agency, especially when the place of occurrence is well within the constitutional territory of Assam? Have already conveyed this to CM Zoramthanga” tweeted Assam Chief Minister Himanta Buses Sarma in regards to the FIRs filed against him.

The Mizoram government will relook at the FIR registered against Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma over the recent clashes at the interstate border, says Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga.

A Central government functionary said there were signs that the charges were slapped on one another’s political functionaries without giving it much thought. The same might be removed with a common understanding between the two states

Unfortunately, this has led to India’s north-eastern province of Assam is encouraging local people against making a trip to adjoining Mizoram in the wake of brutal conflicts at the line. 

In an unfortunate turn of events, the conflict caused casualties. Six cops from Assam that died and 80 others were harmed when police from the two states opened fire at each other. 

Authorities from the two sides, including chief ministers, have blamed each other for inciting the violence. 

Despite the fact that there has been no new savagery, strains proceed. 

Mizoram and Assam, alongside five different states, are in the northeast of India, which runs from the snow-clad Himalayas just beneath Tibet to the fields of Bangladesh, and lines the wildernesses of Myanmar (Burma) toward the east. 

Under pilgrim rule, Lushai Hills, known as Mizoram now, was important for Assam. 

Pressures heightened after conflict emerged between police on both sides of the border of a disputed boundary point, Lailapur, as per neighborhood reports. 

Chief Minister of Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma, reported on Twitter that individuals from the state police were killed by Mizoram powers “while guarding the established limit”. 

Police in Assam additionally claimed that few people from Mizoram pelted them with stones and assaulted government authorities. 

However, The Center has chosen to differentiate limits of the Northeastern states through satellite imaging to settle the disputes regarding borders, that are frequently turning into a reason for concern and in events prompting brutality and unrest within the state.

Mayuri Thevar

Mayuri is a third year journalism student who is currently working as a social media marketer. Her love for content started when she was in 4th grade and has only been growing ever since then. She put her zeal for writing to use by working as a freelance writer for newsletters, blogs, articles with multiple brands. When she's not working on any project, you can find her fiddling with Adobe creative suite or with her face buried in a mystery novel. She's an ardent fan of debates and stand up comedy, so much so that she won 23+ intercollegiate events in a span of one year :)

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