Mizo govt to talk to Brus

Aizawl, May 7 (PTI): Mizoram government officials will soon hold talks with various Bru organisations in six relief camps in North Tripura district before the resumption of repatriation process scheduled to begin from June first week.


State Additional Secretary for Home Lalbiakzama told PTI today that the officials would go to Kanchanpur to meet leaders of the Bru bodies and discuss the forthcoming repatriation process. He said that inspection of the Langkaih bridge on the Mizoram-Tripura border would also be conducted to verify whether reported damages of the bridge would hamper the mass entry of Bru families from the relief camps to Mizoram. The state government, after submitting the Road Map-4 on Bru repatriation asked for Rs 68 crore financial assistance from the Ministry of Home Affairs as expenses of which Rs 4.7 crore has been received. As the repatriation this time around would be the final stage, efforts would be made to ensure that all the inmates of the relief camps return.