Guwahati: The Governments of India and Bangladesh have reached an agreement on exchange of most of the difficult possession areas along the international border to resolve the long pending border disputes between both the countries.
According to the reports, no land in possession of India would be given to Bangladesh as alleged and only the exchange of the adverse possession areas would take place wherever both the countries managed to arrive at an agreement.
This had glints a stir across the state with the opposition, Assam Gana Parishad (AGP) and the All Assam Students Union (AASU) staging separate protests against the Chief Minister’s notion of giving away Assam land to Bangladesh. The student’s had stated that they are against giving an inch of Assam soil to a foreign country.
However, several disputes in the Barak Valley are yet to be settled as the surveyors of both the countries failed to arrive at an agreement on it.
According to the sources, resolution of the disputes in those areas is also imperative for the completion of the border fencing.