Itanagar,Jan 29(Agencies): Arunachal Pradesh Governor JJ Singh on Saturday said that he had talked to army authorities to work towards improving the ground situation in Tirap District rocked by the ongoing turf war between cadre of two NSCN factions.

He has spoken to the General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 4 Corps,Lt General Gyan Bhushan and Army Commander,Eastern Command, Lt.General VK Singh in connection with improving the ground situation and instill a sense of security in the minds of people, the former army chief told .

" There cannot be any compromise with the security and safety of the people,"Singh said referring to reports about insurgents roaming freely in Tirap district.

The infighting is going on for the last one month apparently for area dominance in the wake of Eastern Nagaland Peoples' Organization (ENPO) having called for a separate state comprising four districts of Nagaland besides Tirap and Changlang of Arunachal Pradesh.

Gen Singh an advocate of "iron fists for insurgents and velvet gloves for civilians " principle,earlier expressed concern over the prevailing situation in his Republic Day address.

He had said that people of the district were living in fear psychosis with headquarters Khonsa witnessing intermittent gun-battles Which has claimed two lives.

However,forces are patrolling and the situation is under control, Superintendent of Police Vikramjit Singh said.  

36th battalion of CRPF,19 Assam Rifles and 14 Rajput Regiment of Army besides the state police are deployed in the district declared disturbed since September 17,1991 under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act.