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Border Peace Coordination Committee holds meeting

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By EMN Updated: Feb 27, 2024 9:31 pm
Border Peace Coordination Committee
A committee member speaks during the meeting at Ali Gaon, Jorhat, on February 24.

DIMAPUR — A peace coordination meeting-cum-get-together was organised by the Border Peace Coordination Committee (BPCC) Assam-Nagaland (A-N) at Ali Gaon, Jorhat, Assam, on February 24.

According to a DIPR report, the programme was chaired by Jiten Buragohain, the president of BPCC (A-N).

O Sangpang, the vice president of the BPCC (A-N), speaking on the occasion, narrated how the BPCC (A-N) has established peace in the Saringyim and Naganijan areas through sincerity and dedication since 2013, while N Likok Pongen, a founding member, spoke at length about the journey and achievements of the BPCC (A-N). He emphasised that critical problems can be resolved if people from both sides are united and have a true sense of goodwill.

Purnananda Gogoi of Gabharoo Ali Gaon, a senior member of the BPCC (A-N), strongly advocated for peace and tranquillity, and the village panchayat president of Gabharoo Ali Gaon urged the development of peace and harmony at all costs for the greater good of both Assam and Nagaland.

Pulin Handiqui, a BPCC (A-N) member from the Mariani sector, suggested that women be included in the committee to strengthen its mission for the cause of harmony, and Village Council Chairman Chungtiayimsen Purtemsu Kichu stated that the BPCC (A-N) is working hard to promote peace in the border region. AmalmIli, a BPCC member, noted that there is no other option than to work for peace and goodwill.

In his speech, Temsu Wathi, the coordinator of the committee, informed that the committee has been communicating with schools located on either side of the border by organising cultural, social, and educational activities, adding that they are also organising camps for days in the hills, especially at Tzurangkong.

The headmasters and a few teachers from Bongshi Gopal and Jungle Block Government High Schools also participated in the meeting for a student exchange programme.

The house unanimously resolved to further strengthen the ongoing activities through games, sports, cultural exchange programmes, etc., on the border fringes involving people from either side, as is currently being practiced.

The meeting was attended by 57 executive members from Tssori Old and New, Changpang, Amboto, Aghautito, Methihe, Tsurangkong area, and Lower Japukong range villages in the Nagaland sector, as well as members from Borhulla, Bekajan, Medeluajan, Mariani sector, and Selenghat.

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By EMN Updated: Feb 27, 2024 9:31:51 pm
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