Border row: Economic blockade by Assam groups against Nagaland temporarily lifted

Wednesday, 25 Nov, 12.10 am

The economic blockade against Nagaland at the New Sonowal BOP near Assam-Nagaland border on Mariani-Mokokchung Road since November 15 has been temporarily suspended.

The blockade imposed by various organizations has been lifted for 36 hours from 6 am of Wednesday as a goodwill gesture.

An official of the administration said that leaders of several organizations has decided to withdraw the agitation in view of the deputy commissioner and SP level meeting of Jorhat and Mokokchung districts scheduled to be held on Wednesday at Jorhat.

The meeting was scheduled to discuss the ongoing inter-state boundary deadlock between the two states.