Guwahati: The Kamrup district administration let down a violation bid in the Lampi area bordering Meghalaya in the district on Sunday. The district administration takes apart a house constructed by some Meghalaya villagers and removed a sign board build by them on Assam land.
Kamrup (rural) DC, SK Roy said that “Intrusion on Assam land will not be allowed at any cost. The situation in Lampi is peaceful now and we don’t want to see the sensitive area turn violent again. On Sunday, we removed a sign board installed in the house constructed by some Meghalaya villagers inside Assam.”
He added that “I have talked to the DC of West Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya to demolish the house where the sign board was illegally installed by some Meghalaya villagers. Such acts can turn the area tense once again.”
The Kamrup (rural) district administration went into take stock of the circumstances in Lampi after receiving information from their Meghalaya counterpart. Further security forces have been sent to Lampi area to control any new encroachment bid in the area.
In March this year, Assam-Meghalaya Border Protection Forum organized a 500-hour road blockade against alleged violation by Meghalaya.