JIRIBAM, January 7: A joint official verification meeting on the boundary dispute of Jiribam sub-division and Tamenglong district was held today at the guest house of PWD, Jiribam at 8:30 am.
During the meeting, officials of Tamenglong district was led by C Arthur, Deputy Commissioner, and included Joseph Paolin, ADM and Shantikumar Kabui SDO Tousem whereas the Jiribam team was led by Y Iboyaima Singh, additional Deputy Commissioner and included Imosana Singh SDC, Th Mani Singh ASSO, O Biken Singh, Mandal.
The meeting was also attended by officials of Directorate of Settlement led by Md Rashim uddin and his three officials.
The official team first visited Khadagor village and then Pangkotphai, Ngahmunphai, Phaituol and Tatbung areas.
The source of dispute was raised on the complaint of Khadagor, Pangkotphai, Ngahmunphai, Phaituol and Tatbung villagers.
They claimed that the land of Tamenglong district was encroached by Jiribam sub-division.
Based on their claim, the official team had visited all the specific disputed areas for the settlement of the boundary issue.
The verification of the disputed land was held as per land record of Department of settlement and on the physical position of the two districts.