State cabinet will request centre to continue FMR in Nagaland— Home department
DIMAPUR — The Nagaland state cabinet has decided to request the central government to continue the Free Movement Regime (FMR) and also to “enact appropriate regulations and lay down processes for movement of people across the borders in close consultation with the people inhabiting the border areas of the State.”
According to an update from the Home Department on Friday, the cabinet will also request “suitably bringing in the village council authorities concerned in the entire system of regulations of the FMR.”
The decision was taken during a meeting on Feb. 8, during which the cabinet deliberated on the issue of fencing the Indo-Myanmar border in Nagaland and recent reports on matters concerning the FMR, the update stated.
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