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Money disbursed to 173 Bru families: Mizoram govt

Mizoram government has disbursed money under rehabilitation and resettlement package to all the 173 Bru families who returned to Mizoram from six relief camps in neighbouring North Tripura during June 17 to 21 last year.

224 Brus return to Mizoram on 3rd day of repatriation

At least 227 Brus, including 58 children, belonging to 44 families returned to Mizoram from Tripura on the third day of the sixth phase of repatriation on Thursday, state home department officials said.

Black flag hoisted in the office of the Mizoram Election dept

The Bru voters were casting votes through postal ballots since yesterday for the election to Mizoram`s lone Lok Sabha seat to be held on April 9.

Mizoram to take back Bru refugees before election

Mizoram government will soon initiate repatriation of Brus lodged in six relief camps in neighbouring Tripura if the Election Committee gives a green signal for it.

`Brus in Tripura should be given last chance to return`

Bru refugees in Tripura should be given one last chance of returning to Mizoram, failing which they would forfeit the chance of returning to the state, Mizo and Bru civil societies at Mamit district have demanded.

Polling in Bru relief camps peaceful

Polling in the six Bru relief camps in North Tripura, for the coming election to the 40-member Mizoram Assembly on November 25, was completely peaceful.

Bru voters to vote for Mizoram assembly polls on Nov 19-20

Bru voters lodged in 6 relief camps in north Tripura district, who are bona fide residents of Mizoram, would cast their votes through postal ballots in the camps on November 19 and 20.

Bru refugees to cast votes through postal ballots in camps

The Bru voters staying in relief camps in Tripura will exercise their franchise through postal ballots in the camps, the CEC said today.

Special drive to include Brus in voters list

A special drive to include eligible voters in the Bru relief camps in North Tripura district began from Friday, election officials said.

No Bru refugee returns to Mizoram

No Bru refugee returned to Mizoram on the third day on Tuesday of the fourth phase of repatriation from North Tripura relief camps.

Chidambaram to oversee Bru refugees repatriation on May 18

Union Home Minister P Chidambaram
would visit Mizoram on May 18 to personally oversee the
ongoing repatriation of Bru refugees from six relief camps in
North Tripura.

Bru/Reang refugee repatriation to begin tomorrow

The 9th phase of repatriation of the
displaced Bru/Reangs from Mizoram would begin tomorrow from
Naisinghpara evacuee camp in Kanchanpur sub-division of North
Tripura district, official sources said on Thursday.

Mizo govt agrees to provide relief to Bru relief victims

Mizoram government agreed to provide
relief to the victims of fire that devastated the Bru relief
camp in North Tripura`s Naisingpara that left 16 people dead
and 40 others injured on Saturday.

Suspected Bru militants loot truck in Mizoram

Suspected Bru militants fired at a
truck injuring one person in Mizoram`s Mamit district, police
said on Monday.

Third phase of repatriation of Bru refugees deferred

The third phase of repatriation of
Bru refugees from six relief camps in North Tripura district
that was scheduled to begin from on Tuesday, has been deferred due
to a difference of opinion about the age limit of children.

Mizoram govt yet to get central fund for Bru repatriation

The Centre has sanctioned Rs 9.7
crore for resumption of repatriation of Bru refugees from
Tripura relief camps but the money was yet to be credited in
Mizoram government`s account, official sources said here
on Saturday.

Mizoram for resuming Bru repatriation from Jan 12: Bru leader

Mizoram government on Wednesday said it
is likely to resume the repatriation of Bru refugees, lodged
in six relief camps in North Tripura district, from January
12.

Bru militants intimidating refugees: Mizoram minister

Bru militants are intimidating
refugees lodged in Tripura relief camps and trying to derail
the repatriation process, Mizoram Home Minister R Lalzirliana
alleged.

Second phase of bru repatriation might get affected

The second phase of Bru repatriation, scheduled to begin from Tuesday, may run into trouble due to a road blockade by anti-repatriation elements in relief camps.

More Bru families return to Mizoram

Altogether 15 families returned on Friday which was the 2nd day of the repatriation of Bru refugees from 6 relief camps in North Tripura.