CM Sangma says only people objected to the Meghalaya-Assam border agreement


Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Minister Konrad K Sangma has said that some individual politicians and not the ruling coalition parties have demanded a review of the agreement reached between the state and Assam to resolve the border dispute.

Sangma said the Meghalaya government was ready to explain all aspects of the agreement to those who were raising objections.

Assam and Meghalaya on March 29 signed a memorandum of understanding to end their border dispute in six of the 12 disputed areas along the 884.9 km long border between the two northeastern neighbors.

Some political leaders in the state have expressed opposition to the deal.

Sangma said the MoU was attended by two ministers of the United Democratic Party (UDP), a minister of the People’s Democratic Front (PDF) and a minister of the Hill State People’s Democratic Party (HSPDP). Signed.

“They (the parties) have been part of all the regional committees (set up to find a solution to the border issue). Therefore, they have clearly discussed the issue at the level of their party,” he said. Said

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