TMC MP protest in Delhi demand cancellation of Assam-Meghalaya border agreement

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Highlights

  • TMC MPs protested with placards in their hands
  • “Assam-Meghalaya border issue needs attention of the government”
  • “Also demanded the inclusion of Garo and Khasi languages ​​in the Eighth Schedule”

Assam Meghalaya Sign Agreement: Trinamool Congress (TMC) lawmakers demanded cancellation of the Assam-Meghalaya border agreement. They protested on this at Vijay Chowk in Delhi on Tuesday. The two states had in March decided to end their five-decade-old border dispute in six of the 12 disputed sites along the 884.9 km border. There was tension between them mostly over the border dispute.

TMC leader Mukul Sangma said, “We are trying to take cognizance of the sentiments of the people of the state and attract the attention of the Indian government for scrapping the Assam-Meghalaya border agreement.”

Government needs to pay attention to the issue of Assam-Meghalaya border

Assam shares a 2,743 km long border with Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and West Bengal. It has border disputes with Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh. In a tweet, the party said, “Assam-Meghalaya border issue, which is a long pending issue, needs to be looked into by the present government. The present settlement is not in accordance with the sentiments of the people of Meghalaya. Hence It should be repealed.”

Requested the government to take immediate action

The party demanded the cancellation of the Meghalaya-Assam border dispute agreement, requesting the government to take immediate action. Along with this, there was also a demand for inclusion of Garo and Khasi languages ​​in the Eighth Schedule. TMC MPs were holding placards and raised slogans demanding cancellation of the agreement.

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