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Assam-Mizoram border dispute: Fault line from history flares up in the present

27/07/2021 12:58 PM | Click to read full article

In a sharp escalation of the age-old boundary dispute between Assam and Mizoram, at least five Assam Police personnel were killed in violent clashes Monday at a contested border point where tensions had been simmering.

British tea plantations surfaced in the Cachar plains during the mid-19th century and their expansion led to problems with the Mizos whose home was the Lushai Hills.