The chief ministers level talks are going to take place on the issue of inter-state boundary issue between Meghalaya and Assam will take place after the Meghalaya Assembly table its Budget session.
Meghalaya Assembly will have a budget session of 10 days. It will be from March 13 ton 23.
Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma spoke to the media where he expressed concern with Assam chief minister, Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday, he talked about the shared concern on the long-pending boundary dispute between both the states.
“We expect to meet at the earliest after the Budget session, and the date will be finalized mutually,” Sangma said.
Sangma reiterates as of now that the situation at Umwali in Langpih area of West Khasi Hills district is under control and the discussion at the high level was made in view of the situation, and both forces have been asked to restraint.
The allegations were posted against the Assam Police who had wanted to set up camp on a plot of land belonging to the resident of Meghalaya residing in Umwali village.
After strong opposition from the villagers, more personnel of the Assam Police along with the personnel of the 11th Gorkha Regiment stationed in the area which has escalated the tension further.
Sangma told Sonowal that the status quo must be maintained as far as the boundary dispute in Umwali and both the forces have been requested to exercise restraint so that the situation does not escalate further.
Sangma told the media, “At present, the situation is under control.”