The people living in the enclaves had no clear identity so far. They enjoyed none of the basic amenities and facilities such as schools, hospitals, etc.
THE unanimous passage of the Land Boundary Agreement Bill in both the Houses of the Indian Parliament is a historic development.
THE NDA government's 'neighbour first' policy received further boost in the recent past. From taking a lead in operationalising the rescue plan in Nepal to the passage of the long pending landmark Land Boundary Agreement (LBA), the signature determination of the government's intention to boost India's neighbourhood policy is apparent.
SOON the Government of India would table the 119th Constitutional Amendment Bill to bring the revised India Bangladesh Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) into force.
With reports emanating from New Delhi that the BJP-government is keen to exclude Assam from implementation of LBA with Bangladesh, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi requests Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to take such a decision.