India, Oct. 18 -- A day after the Mizoram government imposed prohibitory orders at Phuldungsei, a disputed village at Tripura-Mizoram inter-state border, due to a row over construction of a temple, the Tripura government on Saturday requested the Mizoram government to withdraw the orders and claimed that the disputed areas falls under the North district of Tripura.

In a letter written to Mizoram government's deputy secretary David H Lalthangliana on Saturday, Tripura government's additional secretary AK Bhattacharya said the prohibitory order is "highly objectionable" as Betlingchhip, also known as Thaidawr Ylang, is currently under the Tripura government's control. Accordingly, he requested the Mamit district magistrate to withdraw the ...