‘Our main focus on keeping spirit of North-East alive’: Himanta Biswa Sarma


Guwahati: Days after violent clashes along the Assam-Mizoram border, Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday called for a dialogue to resolve the border dispute, saying that his government’s main focus is on “keeping the spirit of North-East alive”.

CM Sarma further said that the clash between the police forces of the two neigbouring states is “unacceptable to people of both states”.

Taking to his Twitter CM Sarma wrote, “Our main focus is on keeping the spirit of North-East alive. What happened along Assam-Mizoram border is unacceptable to people of both states. Mizoram CM had promised to call me post his quarantine. Border disputes can only be resolved through discussion”.


On July 26, at least seven people from Assam, including six police personnel, were killed and several others were injured in the violence amid the border dispute between the two northeastern states.

Following the clash, Union Home Minister Amit Shah spoke to the Chief Ministers of both states and urged them to ensure peace along the disputed border and find an amicable settlement.