GUWAHATI, December 19, 2017: The Centre reiterated that the boundary of Assam will not be compromised for proposed Nagalim on Monday.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said, “Not even a single inch of Assam will be incorporated in Nagalim. Even Nagas will be evacuated if they encroach upon any area in Assam,”
Singh was talking to a four-member delegation of Assam MPs comprising Bijoya Chakraborty, Kamakhya Prasad Tasa, RP Sharma and Ramen Deka, all from the BJP.
The delegation while speaking mediapersons said that, “The Home Minister gave us a careful hearing and we are hopeful that not even a single inch of Assam land will be given to Nagalim, and the Brahmaputra pollution issue will also be sorted out”.
The delegation also discussed about Brahmaputra water contamination issue with the Union Minister.
(TNT with inputs from Sentinel Assam)