Travel Advisory for travel restrictions to state of Mizoram for people residing in Assam

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Travel Advisory Issued by Assam Govt. on Public interest

No.HMA19/42/2001-VIG-H&P/Pt-I/ECF168844/28

There has been several cases of violent skirmishes in the border area of Assam and Mizoram;

These skirmishes have occurred recently in the 3 (three) districts of Assam namely- Cachar, Karimganj and Hailakandi;

The latest skirmish on 26-07-2021 in the district of Cachar led to indiscriminate firing on the police personnel as well as civilians on Cachar side;

In the process 6 (six) policeman lost their lives and scores of policeman and civilians were seriously injured. Even after this incident certain Mizo Civil Society, students and youth organizations are constantly issuing provocative statements against the state of Assam and its people. It has been reliably learnt from video footage available with Assam Police, that many civilians are heavily armed with automatic weapons etc. In view of the above and with the purpose of ensuring safety and security, a Travel Advisory is hereby issued to all the people of Assam:

A) Given the critical prevailing situation, the people of Assam are advised not to travel to Mizoram as any threat to personal safety of people of Assam cannot be accepted.

B) People of Assam, staying in Mizoram due to work related compulsion, should exercise utmost caution.

These Advisories will come into force with immediate effect and be given publicity for wider public knowledge and adherence

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