Arunachal-Assam boundary dispute needs to be resolved : MP Nabam Rebia

DOIMUKH, Aug 18: The Rajya Sabha MP Nabam Rebia has said that the recommendation of the boundary commission headed by justice Tarun Chatterjee in the matter related to Assam-Arunachal boundary dispute should be the basis to resolve the border dispute between two states. Talking to the press here on Wednesday after inaugurating a new petrol depot near Dikrong bridge, Rebia said the state government has also made it clear that justice Tarun Chatterjee recommendation will be the basis for any talks with Assam.

“Assam has boundary issues with many NE states. This never-ending issue needs to be resolved. Chief Minister Pema Khandu recently told us that the Assam government also agrees that the dispute should be resolved on the basis of Justice Chatterjee’s recommendation. High power committee headed by home minister Bamang Felix has started the process in this regard at state level,” the district level meeting in this regard will also be held by the district having interstate boundary with Assam. said Rebia.

On the issue of rising fuel prices, he claimed that price is determined by international markets. “However, the state can provide some relief by reducing tax,” he added. Earlier Rebia in a ceremony inaugurated a new petrol depot of IOC named Tacho fuel station near Dikrong bridge.

Several local leaders and officers of the area among others were present on the occasion.

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