GUWAHATI: Assam will elevate particular police commando battalions on the strains of the National Security Guards (NSG) to protect the state’s land at inter-state borders, the place frequently makes an attempt of encroachment by miscreants from neighboring states that have been persevering with for lengthy. The commandos may also be deployed at different vital hotspots.
“We want to raise 10 special commando battalions and deploy them in critical areas like the Assam-Nagaland border where there are often law and order situations, at various sensitive areas in Tinsukia district, the Bodoland Territorial Region and hills districts where we need to have the presence of our police force,” chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma stated after chairing the primary convention with SPs of all districts at Kaziranga on Wednesday.
Referring to the Assam-Nagaland border, which is essentially the most troubling space, Sarma stated, “The boundary is there where it was. The Supreme Court has ordered status quo on the boundaries of the two states. There is no border problem but border violations and we will handle that.”
He stated, “These special commando battalions will be trained at such level which can be compared with NSG. The intake is going to be phase-wise and proportionate to the coaching capability offered within the country. We will get in touch with all the state police academies and train the recruits so that the 10 battalions can be raised as soon as possible.”
The recruitment for the ten battalions will probably be a part of the one lakh authorities jobs that BJP had promised throughout the meeting election marketing campaign.
On May 27, unidentified Naga miscreants had opened fire at state Congress lawmaker from Mariani Rupjyoti Kurmi at Dissoi vale forest reserve among the Mariani house aboard the Assam-Nagaland border in Jorhat district. Kurmi and his group escaped unharmed.
They have been reaching to the realm to look at the encroachment by miscreants from throughout the inter-state border. The 512-km border between Assam and Nagaland, the place the border dispute is the oldest and most violent, is guarded by CRPF as an ‘impartial pressure.’
In 1979, greater than 50 individuals from Assam have been killed when individuals from Nagaland raided Chungajan, Uriamghat and Mikirbheta within the Golaghat district. Six years later, in an identical assault on Merapani, additionally, in Golaghat district, 40 individuals, together with 28 Assam Police personnel, have been killed.
Similarly, frequent flare-ups happen within the different border areas between Assam and Meghalaya, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh and Assam and Mizoram.