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Pnars in Assam village want to be part of state

During the hour-long discussion, the focus was on Baikam village in Assam which is inhabited by the Pnar community who had expressed their desire to be a part of Meghalaya.

SHILLONG:

Pnar people residing in Baikam village, which is currently under the jurisdiction of Assam, have expressed their desire to be under the ambit of Meghalaya.

 

At a meeting attended by Deputy Chief Minister Sniawbhalang Dhar,  Jaintia Hills Autonomous District Council Chief Executive Member Thombor Shiwa from Meghalaya and representatives from Assam led by Cabinet minister Chandra Mohan Patowary at Holy Cross Secondary School in Umkiang, East Jaintia Hills, issues concerning the Meghalaya-Assam border, specifically the 12-Ratacheera sector were discussed.

 

During the hour-long discussion, the focus was on Baikam village in Assam which is inhabited by the Pnar community who had expressed their desire to be a part of Meghalaya.

 

Efforts were made to address the concerns raised by the Pnar community and explore potential solutions to facilitate their integration into Meghalaya.

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