Assam-Meghalaya border row: Congress leaders visit Lumpi, to raise issue in Assembly 

Assam-Meghalaya border row: Congress leaders go to Lumpi, to lift subject in Meeting 

Guwahati:  The Congress celebration will increase the considerations of residents of Lumpi, a village alongside the Assam-Meghalaya border, within the ongoing autumn session of the Meeting, stated the chief of the opposition Debabrata Saikia. 

A crew of Congress celebration leaders together with Saikia, government president Rana Goswami, deputy chief of Opposition Rakibul Hussain and Boko MLA Nandita Das, visited the disputed Lumpi space alongside the Assam- Meghalaya border. 

“We are going to increase the problem of the Lumpi sector within the meeting session. We are going to symbolize the individuals. They don’t want to stick with Meghalaya. There’s a constitutional rule for resolving border disputes. There are border disputes between Punjab and Haryana and Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. However none of them need to settle the disputes like our chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma,” East Mojo quoted Saikia as saying. 

Stating that there’s protest in all places, he stated even ruling celebration MLA Amyio Kumar Bhuyan and MP Topon Kumar Gogoi protested towards it.

“Now we have causes to imagine that our border will not be protected beneath the management of Himanta Biswa Sarma,” Saikia stated.

“The border between the 2 states was settled in 1971. In 1985, the Chandrasur Fee additionally rejected Meghalaya’s declare on Lumpi. So, there isn’t a query of re-settlement,” he added.

Assam Congress working president Rana Goswami the residents of Lumpi aren’t prepared to stick with Meghalaya. “They choose to stick with Assam,” he stated

“The persons are afraid of the scenario right here. The Assam authorities is making an attempt to settle the dispute with out following constitutional guidelines,” Goswami claimed.

Lumpi is without doubt one of the six areas of dispute between Assam and Meghalaya. The 2 states have been claiming possession of the village for greater than half a century.