Shillong ( Meghalaya), Nov 28 : CM Conrad K Sangma, today met representatives of different political parties over Mukroh incident in which five lives were lost on Nov 22 , in Mukroh village in West Jaintia Hills because of police firing by the Assam police.
Briefing the media after the meeting Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma, said that the meeting was held to brief the leaders of different political parties of the steps that have been taken by the government following the Mukroh incident. “We have also discussed the border areas and the areas of differences and the measures that can be taken by the government to prevent such incidents and tensions in future,” he said. He also informed that different political parties have expressed their concerns and also condemned the incident and suggested measures to thwart border conflicts.
The Chief Minister also informed that the State government will meet tomorrow to finalize the list for Border Out Posts in sensitive areas. “These BOPs will be equipped with full man power and infrastructure so that they function efficiently so that the safety and security of the citizens in the border areas is maintained,” he added.
He also informed that action will be taken against the perpetrators of violence and vandalism that had occurred during different rallies and agitations in the last few days. The Chief Minister also appealed to the citizens to work together for normalcy to return and there is no further incidents of violence or disruption in the State.
A two minutes’ silence was observed during the meeting as a mark of respect to the departed.
Held meeting with leaders of political parties and local MLAs to brief them regarding the actions that have been taken and the future course of action by the Govt regarding the firing incident at Mukroh where 5 individuals from Meghalaya & 1 from Assam lost their lives@AmitShah pic.twitter.com/Z1N46LQmR5
— Conrad Sangma (@SangmaConrad) November 28, 2022