Manipur govt to ask SGI to demarcate Manipur-Naga border

Imphal: The Manipur government has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to amicably solve the border dispute between Manipur and Nagaland and also decided to approach the Survey General of India (SGI) to demarcate the border of the two states.

In a cabinet meeting held yesterday, the state government decided to request the SGI to demarcate the borders of Manipur and Nagaland to solve the ongoing stand off on the frontier issue, state government spokesperson M Okendro told reporters.Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh informed those present at the meeting that he had written a letter to Modi urging him to solve the issue amicably, he said.

Manipur chief minister also urged his Nagaland counterpart to solve the border issue as early as possible, he said, adding, that a ministerial team of Manipur would visit Dzuko valley to take stock of the ground reality of the current situation.

The state cabinet also appealed to the agitating Committee for Koziiri-Dzuko Land Boundery Resolution (KDLBR) and Mao council (MC) of Senapati district of Manipur to reconsider the ongoing economic blockade launched by them.

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