Rio acknowleges Gogoi’s efforts for normalcy
DIMAPUR, JANUARY 13
STATE chief minister Neiphiu Rio has acknowledged the various steps taken by the Government of Assam to bring about normalcy and a congenial security environment in the affected areas of Karbi Anglong to enable the displaced persons to return to their villages.In a letter to his Assam counterpart Tarun Gogoi, Rio has thanked the former for the prompt action taken to instill confidence in the minds of the public as well as to provide relief measures. However, he said there is also an immediate need to make plans for re-settlement of all the displaced persons belonging to both the Karbi and Rengma communities who are languishing in relief camps in Assam and Nagaland.
On his part, Rio said Nagaland has tightened measures to check illegal and smuggle arms in and around Dimapur. He also said the State has also appointed a high level committee of senior officers to go into the causes and genesis of the ethnic conflict that had resulted in the loss of several lives in addition to a Special Investigation Team of police to specifically investigate the killing of nine people belonging to Karbi community at Pachaspura area near Dimapur and whose bodies were recovered on January 4.