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Assam withdraws journey curbs, however border nonetheless tense


Guwahati: Amid the heavy safety deployment, the state administration on Sunday lifted the journey restrictions between Assam and Meghalaya and eliminated barricades, permitting automobiles to journey to Meghalaya.

Informing that Assam Police has issued contemporary advisories permitting automobiles to journey to Meghalaya safety sources stated that the journey restrictions which have been put in place after the clashes in Mukroh village on November 22 (Tuesday) the place a minimum of six individuals misplaced their lives have been lifted in session with its Meghalaya counterpart.

The Assam police had positioned restrictions on inter-state journey advising individuals to keep away from travelling to the neighbouring state following the incident.

Safety sources nevertheless clarified that heavy safety was deployed, and prohibitory orders remained in power on the disputed space alongside the Assam-Meghalaya border.

It’s important that the Save Hynniewtrep Mission (SHM), a conglomeration of 5 NGOs gathered in Meghalaya’s capital Shillong and staged demonstrations towards the Mukroh incident on Saturday.

The agitating protestors burnt effigies of union residence minister Amit Shah, Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Okay. Sangma and Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in entrance of the premises of Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Okay Sangma’s residence at Polo Hills.

The protesters strongly condemned the alleged failure of the Centre, Meghalaya and Assam governments to resolve the lengthy pending border dispute.

Hynniewtrep Indigenous Territorial Organisation, one other social entity, additionally noticed ‘Crimson Flag Day’ on the premises of the U Soso Tham Auditorium in Shillong.

The ministry of residence affairs has already requested the CBI to probe the November 22 conflict on the Assam-Meghalaya border wherein six individuals have been killed.

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma has additionally moved the Nationwide Human Rights Fee, in search of motion for the alleged violation of human rights by cops from Assam.

Assam has additionally notified a separate judicial inquiry, appointing retired Gauhati HC decide Rumi Phukan to go the probe. Meghalaya, too, arrange a particular investigation group to probe the circumstances of the conflict, apparently triggered by Assam cops getting into pursuit of a truck allegedly ferrying smuggled timber.

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