AIZAWL, Jan 29 - Mizoram government has started preparation to repatriate over 32,000 Bru people from six relief camps in neighbouring Tripura from the first week of March, said Lalbiakzama, Additional Secretary to the State Home Department today.
The Centre has released Rs 7.9 cr as first instalment for the repatriation expenditure, while the State government estimated that over Rs 123 cr would be required for the purpose, he said. �Physical repatriation can only begin after the identification of those who wanted to be repatriated,� Lalbiakzama told PTI.
A high level official inspection team would visit the relief camps in February to identify the Brus who are willing to return to Mizoram and those who are not. � PTI