Union Minister Amit Shah reaches Meghalaya


Guwahati: Union home minister Amit Shah arrived in Shillong, Meghalaya on a two-day visit on Saturday to chair a meeting with the chief ministers of eight Northeastern states in which interstate border issues might be taken up, officials said.

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma welcomed Amit Shah at Umroi airport in Meghalaya on Saturday.

Taking to his Twitter CM Sangma wrote, “Privileged and honoured to welcome Hon’ble Union Home Minister, Sh. @AmitShahji and Hon’ble Union Minister of @MDoNER_India, Sh. @kishanreddybjp ji in the presence of Hon’ble Union MoS, Sh. @DrJitendraSingh ji.”


Officials said on Friday that Shah will be chairing a closed-door meeting with the CMs, chief secretaries and police chiefs of all the NE states on Saturday, where among other issues, the chief ministers are likely to discuss the interstate boundary issues plaguing the region.

Northeastern states include Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim.

Assam has boundary conflicts with Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Mizoram.