YUPIA, Sept 04: An inter-state border meeting between deputy commissioners of North Lakhimpur (Assam) Jeevan. B and Papum Pare (Arunachal Pradesh) Pige Ligu was held here on Friday to discuss various issues relating to boundary disputes and related matters.
Jeevan, in his address, stressed the need for conducting more peace committee meetings and joint patrolling to diffuse tension in boundary areas. He said officers of both sides should coordinate with each other to tackle any situation for maintaining peace and communal harmony.
Highlighting historical aspects and age-old camaraderie between Assam and Arunachal peoples since time immemorial, Ligu reiterated on continuation of the bilateral ties through the follow up actions on peace talks and joint patrolling to prevent flaring up of violence. He also handed over the local commission report to his counterpart.
Papum Pare SP Jimmy Chiram also stressed on proper practical border strategy for peaceful coexistence. He assured possible support and advocated community policing and joint patrolling. North Lakhimpur ASP also called for maintaining peace and harmony.
North Lakhimpur & DFO Banderdewa and Papum Pare and Kimin ADC also addressed officers of both sides present in the meeting. (DIPRO)