The Assam government has advised its people not to travel to Mizoram amid the ongoing tension due to the border dispute. The Assam government has issued a travel advisory to the people asking the people of the state to avoid traveling to Mizoram in view of the disturbed conditions and to the people of the state working and living there to take utmost care. This is perhaps the first such advisory issued by any state government.
The advisory issued by Assam Home Secretary MS Manivannan said, “In view of the prevailing situation, the people of Assam are advised not to travel to Mizoram as it cannot be accepted that there is any danger to the people of Assam.” be born.’ It has been mentioned in the advisory that there have been several incidents of violent clashes in the border area of Assam and Mizoram.
In a separate order issued by the Assam government, the Deputy Commissioners of Police of Kamrup Metro and Cachar, Guwahati Police Commissioner and Cachar Superintendent of Police have been asked to ensure the safety of all the people of Mizoram in the state and those living in Mizoram houses in Guwahati and Sichlar. .
However, the Congress has attacked this advice of the Assam government. The Congress said it was a shameful day for the country as a state had to issue an advisory to its people to travel to another state amid tension along the border between Assam and Mizoram. Congress General Secretary and Chief Spokesperson Randeep Surjewala, referring to the advisory issued by the Assam government to the people of the state to avoid traveling to Mizoram, said that all this is possible in the country when Narendra Modi is there.
In a tweet in Hindi, he said, ‘Most shameful day in the history of the country. When the countrymen are unable to move from one province to another, do the Chief Minister and Home Minister have the right to continue in their posts? If Modi is there then this is possible.