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Assam border dispute: Cartographers’ lines vs people’s perception of boundaries

Kolkata/Guwahati: Cartographers’ lines drawn on survey maps pitted against local people’s perception of traditional boundaries are at the root of a slew of border disputes between Assam and states that were carved out of it post-Independence. With one such line drawn through a forest turning into a flashpoint for a violent clash between Assam and Mizoram […]