Assam plans for BPF from violation by neighbouring states.

Assam BPFGuwahati: Assam has determined to appear its sleeves and take measures to protect its borders from rising infringement by the neighbouring states.

The Border Area Development Department has specified thrust on the setting up a Border Protection Force, which will completely guard the inter-state borders of Assam.

Highly-placed official sources told that the BPF would be set up to defend Assam’s inter-state borders from incessant violation by the neighbouring states and concern had been brought to the notice of CM Tarun Gogoi.

The anticipated BPF will man Assam’s inter-state borders, prevent skirmishes along the borders and manage the encroachers.

According to the official reports, a combined area of 85,446.42 hectares of Assam was intruded upon by Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Mizoram.

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