Mizoram repatriation: Identification of bona fide refugees begins in Asapara camp

Those identified as residents of Mizoram were marked to be repatriated in the ongoing repatriation process and the identification was scheduled to be conducted till Monday.

PTI| Last Updated: Nov 11, 2016, 17:24 PM IST
Mizoram repatriation: Identification of bona fide refugees begins in Asapara camp

Aizawl: Identification of bona fide residents of Mizoram began on Friday at the Asapara relief camp, the largest of the six Bru relief camps in North Tripura district, Mizoram-Tripura border Mamit Deputy Commissioner Lalbiaksangi said.

Those identified as residents of Mizoram were marked to be repatriated in the ongoing repatriation process and the identification was scheduled to be conducted till Monday, Lalbiaksangi told PTI.

The identification process was completed in Kaskau, Khakchangpara and Hamsapara relief camps where 5,725 Brus belonging to 1,109 families have been identified as bona fide residents of Mizoram till Wednesday.

An attempt was being made to ensure the return of at least 3,445 Bru families from the relief camps as per the Road Map -V of Bru Repatriation which commenced from November two and the physical repatriation was scheduled to commence from November 30.