BISWANATH CHARIALI, June 13 � A delegation of top officials including State Chief Secretary Vinod Kumar Pipersenia, Additional Chief Secretary (Home and Political) MGVK Bhanu, DGP Khagen Sharma, Principal Secretary (Home) LS Changsan and Principal Chief Conservator of Forest D Mathur visited the disputed areas in the Behali Reserved Forest along the Assam-Arunachal border today and took stock of the situation arising out of the ongoing killings and atrocities allegedly carried out there by miscreants from Arunachal.
The officials moved around the reserved forest and visited the spot where a woodcutter, Kalai Orang was brutally killed recently. They also discussed the matter thoroughly with the local officials and directed them to ensure security and safety of the Behali Reserved Forest and the people residing by it.
Chief Secretary Pipersenia directed setting up of a Forest Battalion camp inside the forest at the earliest.
The officials were accompanied by Commissioner of Northern Assam Biswa Ranjan Samal, Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forest JM Kuli, Sonitpur DC Lalit Gogoi, SP Sanyukta Parashar, Biswanath SP Manavendra Devroy, Biswanath SDO (C) Pallav Gopal Jha, DFO, Sonitpur (East) Subhashish Das, Brigadier of 77 Mountain Brigade and Commanding Officers of 6 Mahar Border Regiment, Assam Rifles and CRPF.
Later, the team met representatives of several local organisations at the Kettela Inspection Banglow and discussed the problems being faced by local people.