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Bru repatriation from Tripura cancelled

By The Assam Tribune

AIZAWL, June 18 � Authorities today said repatriation of Brus from Khakchangpara relief camp in North Tripura district scheduled to begin from next Monday would be cancelled as no Bru came forward for identification even on the last verification day today.

Deputy Commissioner of Mizoram-Tripura border Mamit district Vanlalngaihsaka said that no one had turned up at the verification office at the relief camp since Monday.

Verification of bonafide residents of Mizoram was conducted at the Kaskau camp from June 2-4 during which no one turned up for identification.

The demands of the Brus lodged in the six relief camps in Tripura included increase of rehabilitation package per family from Rs 85,000 to Rs 1.5 lakh.

Though the Supreme Court instructed the Centre and the State Governments of Mizoram to repatriate all the Brus within six months, not a single Bru has been repatriated till date.

As per the road map for repatriation prepared by the State Government and approved by the apex court, the repatriation process commenced from July 2 and is scheduled to be completed by September 4. � PTI

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Bru repatriation from Tripura cancelled

AIZAWL, June 18 � Authorities today said repatriation of Brus from Khakchangpara relief camp in North Tripura district scheduled to begin from next Monday would be cancelled as no Bru came forward for identification even on the last verification day today.

Deputy Commissioner of Mizoram-Tripura border Mamit district Vanlalngaihsaka said that no one had turned up at the verification office at the relief camp since Monday.

Verification of bonafide residents of Mizoram was conducted at the Kaskau camp from June 2-4 during which no one turned up for identification.

The demands of the Brus lodged in the six relief camps in Tripura included increase of rehabilitation package per family from Rs 85,000 to Rs 1.5 lakh.

Though the Supreme Court instructed the Centre and the State Governments of Mizoram to repatriate all the Brus within six months, not a single Bru has been repatriated till date.

As per the road map for repatriation prepared by the State Government and approved by the apex court, the repatriation process commenced from July 2 and is scheduled to be completed by September 4. � PTI