Shillong: In another turn of events in the MoU signed between Assam and Meghalaya governments to resolve the six areas of differences, members of boundary committee of Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) on Tuesday unanimously decided to extend its support to Himas  (Traditional Institutions) and landowners who have decided to move court.

The boundary committee has constituted a coordination committee to be headed by executive member in charge of Elaka MDC Jambor and PN Syiem along with five Himas that have been affected by the MoU signed in the first phase. 

“We have entrusted the coordination committee to discuss the relevant issues and take necessary steps, and report to the boundary committee before they move the court,” informed boundary committee member member PN Syiem.

The five Himas are Hima Jirang, Hima Nongspung, Hima Mylliem, Hima Jyrngam and Hima Nonglang.

Syiem added that after the coordination committee sits and recommend to the boundary committee at the earliest, a petition will be filed. But it is too early to say which court would they approach, he added.

Syiem stated that they had to move in this direction seeing that the chief minister and deputy CM clearly stating that there is no chance of revisiting the decision on the signed MoU with Assam.

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