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Assam’s Cachar admin arranges door-to-door survey in border villages in view of Jiribam violence

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GUWAHATI, June 25: A joint meeting was organized between the administrations of Assam’s Cachar district and Manipur’s Jiribam district in light of the recent violence in Jiribam district of Manipur.

The meeting was held at the Jirighat police station in Cachar, Assam and emphasized on peace restoration and carrying out crucial border surveys.

As per reports mentioned by Cachar Police on micro-blogging site X, the meeting was attended by key officials inclusive of District Commissioner Rohan Kumar Jha, Superintendent of Police Numal Mahatta, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Jiribam Manoranjan Tokcham, and Additional Superintendent of Police Thomas Tokcham.

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In the gathering, District Commissioner Jha highlighted the necessity of peace and elaborated on the proposed house-to-house survey in villages situated along the border.

“Today, we met with Jiribam authorities to discuss maintaining peace. The situation in Jiribam is gradually improving, and we discussed confidence-building measures. We have been instructed to conduct house-to-house surveys in border areas and have requested cooperation from Jiribam authorities. We also urge those who sought shelter in Cachar to return home, assuring them of full security,” Jha stated.

Superintendent of Police Numal Mahatta reaffirmed the dedication to ensuring security and facilitating the gradual repatriation of displaced residents.

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“We have engaged in confidence-building discussions with Jiribam’s DCs and SPs. We are providing full security to those who fled to Cachar due to violence. As the situation in Jiribam improves, we are hopeful that residents can safely return home, and we will ensure their security,” Mahatta said.

Furthermore, Jiribam’s Additional Deputy Commissioner Manoranjan Tokcham acknowledged the existing tension but remained hopeful for the future.

“The situation is slightly tense, but it may improve soon as we are taking all possible measures,” Tokcham remarked.

The collaborative efforts between the administrations of Assam and Manipur were highlighted during the joint meeting, emphasizing the commitment to restoring peace and stability in the region and facilitating the safe return of displaced individuals to their homes.

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