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What led to #AssamMizoramBorder tension?
Here is relation btw CM @himantabiswa's hot pursuit against #drug mafias/ betel nut smugglers n #Mynamar #Mizoram based smugglers which r aggrieved due to @CMOfficeAssam @assampolice's crackdown on internatl cartel. Thread #ShameOnMizoram+
If you want to understand the aggression shown by Mizo groups against Assam, you should read about the illegal mafia of drugs, betel nuts and other cartels calling shots in Mizoram. Himanta’s campaign against drugs has rattled those drug lords, who were making millions +
The Mizo mafias and their heinous crimes are uncovering now. The anti drug campaign launched by Assam Police has seriously damaged the drug and betel nut mafia in Mizoram. What is more disturbing is the tactical support of Mizoram admin and police to these criminals +
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A short explainer on the #AssamMizoramBorderClash issue if that helps.

What is the origin of the conflict?

The origin of the disagreement lies in differing views on which border demarcation to follow -- both have their origin in the colonial era.

Mizoram stresses on an 1875 notification from the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation Act 1873, which demarcated the hills from the plains and valleys in the North East. The hills were notified  “excluded areas” and it essentially restricted free travel. (2/n)
Assam stresses on a 1933 notification of the state government that demarcated the Lushai Hills (present day Mizoram) from the province of Manipur. (3/n)
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#JustIn | Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma speaks to Mizoram CM Zoramthanga regarding the Assam-Mizoram border dispute

"#Assam will maintain status quo and peace; have expressed my willingness to visit Aizawl and discuss these issues," tweets Assam CM @himantabiswa Image
"Hon'ble @himantabiswa ji, as discussed I kindly urge that Assam Police be instructed to withdraw from Vairengte for the safety of civilians," tweeted Mizoram Chief Minister @ZoramthangaCM

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Reports Of Firing At Assam-Mizoram Border; Chief Ministers' Twitter Fight… Image
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