Union home minister Rajnath Singh will call upon chief minister Mamata Banerjee at Nabanna on 1 October to discuss issues pertaining to the Indo-Bangladesh border.
Sources in the state secretariat said that apart from Miss Banerjee, chief ministers of four states, including those that share border with Bangladesh, namely Assam, Tripura, Mizoram and Meghalaya, are also likely to be present at the meeting that will be held at 1 p.m. in Nabanna Sabhaghar.
Apart from discussing ways to strengthen the border and check infiltration, the issue of deportation of Rohingya immigrants may also come up at the meeting. Some other issues that could figure include cow smuggling, fake currency, trans border terrorism and border problems with Bangladesh.
Bangladesh and India share a 4,096-kilometer long international border, which is the fifth-longest land border in the world. West Bengal with 2,217 km, share the longest border with Bangladesh.
Other states sharing border with Bangladesh include 262 km in Assam, 856 km in Tripura, 180 km in Mizoram and 443 km in Meghalaya.