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IMPHAL,Feb 12 � Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will be arriving here tomorrow on a two-day visit to the State to review the prevailing law and order situation. During his stay, Rajnath will visit the border town of Moreh by helicopter and inspect the immigration office and Integrated Check Post.

The Union Minister, who will be accompanied by Union State Minister for Home Kiren Rijjiju, is likely to interact with public leaders at Moreh, sources said.

He will also be holding a meeting with State Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh, chief secretary PC Lawmkunga, DGP Shaeed Ahmad and other high ranking officers before attending a dinner at Imphal Hotel hosted by Chief Minister. On Saturday, the Union Home Minister will proceed to Tripura.

Bandh: A 24-hour bandh called by Tangkhul Naga Long, apex body of Tangkhul community disturbed normal life in the hill town of Ukhrul today.

All Ukhrul-bound passenger services were suspended in view of the bandh on the intervening night of February 11-12. Vehicular movement on the Imphal-Ukhrul Road was affected severely. However, the bandh was partial.

The bandh was called in protest against the State Government�s alleged inaction in controlling anti-social activities and law and order in the hill district.

Agartala Correspondent adds: Rajnath Singh accompanied by his deputy Kiren Rijiju would be arriving here by a BSF chopper on February 14, official sources said.

The Union Minister would inspect some border areas including Khantalang and visit Reang refugee camps in Kanchanpur subdivision of Tripura.

After interacting with refugee leaders at Kanchanpur, he would return to Agartala and will have a meeting with Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on the refugee issue. According to sources, he will stay at Raj Bhavan and is expected to have words with Governor PB Acharya on the vexed refugee problem. On February 15 morning, Singh is scheduled to leave for Delhi.

Meanwhile, the Governor who attended the Governors� meeting with President Pranab Mukherjee in Delhi on Wednesday, said the Mizoram Government has not been doing enough to ensure proper rehabilitation for the displaced Bru people. �The displaced Bru people have the right to be rehabilitated in Mizoram as it is their native land. They are displaced from their own land because of ethnic unrest in Mizoram�, he said.

Around 35,000 Bru people had to leave their own land � Mizoram way back in 1997 due to ethnic clashes with Mizo ethnic tribe.

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Rajnath�s Manipur, Tripura visit today

IMPHAL,Feb 12 � Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will be arriving here tomorrow on a two-day visit to the State to review the prevailing law and order situation. During his stay, Rajnath will visit the border town of Moreh by helicopter and inspect the immigration office and Integrated Check Post.

The Union Minister, who will be accompanied by Union State Minister for Home Kiren Rijjiju, is likely to interact with public leaders at Moreh, sources said.

He will also be holding a meeting with State Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh, chief secretary PC Lawmkunga, DGP Shaeed Ahmad and other high ranking officers before attending a dinner at Imphal Hotel hosted by Chief Minister. On Saturday, the Union Home Minister will proceed to Tripura.

Bandh: A 24-hour bandh called by Tangkhul Naga Long, apex body of Tangkhul community disturbed normal life in the hill town of Ukhrul today.

All Ukhrul-bound passenger services were suspended in view of the bandh on the intervening night of February 11-12. Vehicular movement on the Imphal-Ukhrul Road was affected severely. However, the bandh was partial.

The bandh was called in protest against the State Government�s alleged inaction in controlling anti-social activities and law and order in the hill district.

Agartala Correspondent adds: Rajnath Singh accompanied by his deputy Kiren Rijiju would be arriving here by a BSF chopper on February 14, official sources said.

The Union Minister would inspect some border areas including Khantalang and visit Reang refugee camps in Kanchanpur subdivision of Tripura.

After interacting with refugee leaders at Kanchanpur, he would return to Agartala and will have a meeting with Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on the refugee issue. According to sources, he will stay at Raj Bhavan and is expected to have words with Governor PB Acharya on the vexed refugee problem. On February 15 morning, Singh is scheduled to leave for Delhi.

Meanwhile, the Governor who attended the Governors� meeting with President Pranab Mukherjee in Delhi on Wednesday, said the Mizoram Government has not been doing enough to ensure proper rehabilitation for the displaced Bru people. �The displaced Bru people have the right to be rehabilitated in Mizoram as it is their native land. They are displaced from their own land because of ethnic unrest in Mizoram�, he said.

Around 35,000 Bru people had to leave their own land � Mizoram way back in 1997 due to ethnic clashes with Mizo ethnic tribe.