A gathering between Union Home Minister Amit Shah and chief ministers of the eight northeastern states to debate inter-state border disputes and methods to sort out the surge in Covid-19 instances within the area is underway right here on Saturday, an official stated. All the chief ministers, chief secretaries and police chiefs of Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Sikkim are attending the closed-door assembly chaired by the Union residence minister that started on the State Convention Centre at Pinewood Hotel Annexe round 6 pm, he stated.
Shah was briefed on the inter-state border disputes which can be plaguing the area for a very long time, and the Covid state of affairs in several states, the official stated. Several northeastern states have inter-state border disputes. The boundary concern between Assam and Mizoram has flared up violently a number of instances previously few years. Some northeastern states are additionally reporting a excessive variety of Covid-19 instances.
Later within the night, the Union residence minister will meet leaders of civil society organisations, who’re more likely to increase calls for for the implementation of Inner Line Permit (ILP) in Meghalaya and the inclusion of Khasi within the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution, the official stated. After touchdown at Shillong airport earlier within the day, the place he was obtained by Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Ok Sangma and Union minister Jitendra Singh, Shah attended a gathering of North East Space Applications Centre (NESAC).
He then inaugurated an ISBT terminal at Mawiong on town outskirts and a cryogenic plant in New Shillong Township. Shah is scheduled to go to Sohra (previously referred to as Cherrapunji) on Sunday to inaugurate an afforestation mission and the Greater Sohra Water Supply Scheme, and likewise go to the Ramakrishna Mission Ashram there.