Shah to chair meeting with NE CMs
NEW DELHI, Jul 10
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will chair a meeting with CMs of North East States on July 17, during which he is likely to take up the matter of inter-State border disputes among other issues, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said on Friday.
The meeting will also be attended by Chief Secretaries and the Director General of Police of these States, he said.
“The Union Home Minister has informed us that he will be chairing a meeting with all Chief Ministers of NE States at the Convention Hall here, tentatively on July 17," Sangma told reporters. He said the Centre has expressed desire that inter-State issues among States should be resolved before the 75th Independece Day on August 15.
“For 50 years, we could not find a solution to the vexed border problems At present, there is a political understanding among the States in the North East. We can discuss this matter at a higher level," Sangma said. Shah, during his two-day visit to Meghalaya, will also hold a meeting at the North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC) headquarters near here, he said.