Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal apprised Prime Minister’s Office and the Union home ministry about the prevailing situation at Assam-Mizoram border over phone on October 18.

Sonowal also discussed the incident in the inter-state border over telephone with his Mizoram counterpart Zoramthanga.

During the conversation with the Mizoram chief minister, the duo stressed on taking productive measures and joint efforts to address the border issues. They agreed on amicably settling the border dispute and to work with cooperation for maintaining peace and law and order at the inter-state border.

A statement from the Chief Minister’s Office in Dispur stated that the Northeast region is experiencing rapid progress under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. However, to maintain the momentum, there is a need to maintain peace and boosting relations between the states.

Sonowal said there might have differences but all differences must be settled through dialogue.

Mizoram chief minister Zoramthanga also assured to maintain peace at the inter-state border and work with cooperation. Commenting on a tweet from Sonowal, Zoramthanga wrote: “Noble, much awaited approach from a great leader. May this kind intervention brought #peace to the region and strengthen our bonds.”

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