Guwahati: Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio on Saturday mentioned that his government was against scrapping the Free Movement Regime with Myanmar however admitted that people in border areas haven’t been following the rules for motion throughout the worldwide border.

Acknowledging the safety concern of the Government of India, Mr Rio instructed reporters that his government would suggest regulation as a substitute of scrapping the Free Movement Regime.

He admitted that people in border areas usually are not following the rules which has made the north-east a secure haven for insurgency and different actions.

He mentioned that concern of the central government was real to some extent.

Indicating that he can be consulting the ministry of residence affairs to search out out some regulatory mechanism, he nonetheless reiterated that the state government in addition to the people of the state didn’t agree with abrogation of the Free Movement Regime with Myanmar.

The chief minister mentioned, “We have heard the public’s voice and that is why the state government does not agree on lifting the Free Movement Regime and we are working on it.”

Meanwhile, a communique from the Nagaland residence division mentioned that the state Cabinet has determined to request the Central government to proceed the Free Movement Regime and in addition to enact acceptable rules and lay down processes for motion of people throughout the borders in shut session with the people inhabiting the border areas of the state. The cupboard further determined to request for suitably bringing within the village council authorities involved in the complete system of rules of the Free Movement Regime.


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