Inter-state border dispute

New Delhi : As per available information, there are boundary disputes arising out of demarcation of boundaries and claims and counter claims over territories between Haryana-Himachal Pradesh, UT of Ladakh-Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra-Karnataka, Assam-Arunachal Pradesh, Assam-Nagaland, Assam-Meghalaya and Assam-Mizoram.

 

Occasional protests and incidents of violence are reported from some of the disputed border areas.

 

The approach of the Central Government has consistently been that inter-state disputes can be resolved only with the cooperation of the State Governments concerned and that the Central Government acts only as a facilitator for amicable settlement of the dispute in the spirit of mutual understanding.

 

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs,  Nityanand Rai in a written reply to question in the Lok Sabha today.