Mizoram CM reiterates disapproval to lifting FMR from border with Myanmar

Aizawl: Mizoram’s NGOCC to hold protest rally against fence, ending FMR

BY | Saturday, 17 February, 2024

Mizoram Chief Minister Lalduhoma has reiterated that his government disapproves the Central Government’s decision to fence and to end Free Movement Regime (FMR) along its 510 km border with Myanmar. He said reaffirmed this during a meeting with leaders of NGO Coordination Committee (NGOCC) at the Chief Minister’s Meeting Room in Aizawl, DIPR Mizoram informed.

Lalduhoma asserted that the State Government wants the FMR to remain in place and stated that it is unacceptable to further separate and divide the Mizo people whose “vision and desire is to be under one rule”.

He mentioned that he had visited the National Capital twice in the recent times where he met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and other others. The CM said that he explained that Manipur’s stand on the international border with Myanmar is not the same as Mizoram’s.

During the meeting, Chairman of NGOCC, Lalhmachhuana intimated Lalduhoma about its proposed rally against the fencing and abrogation of FMR. He said that NGOs from Nagaland are also taking steps to protest the and have already submitted representations to the Central Government.

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