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Bru Migrants


Tripura: One killed, 20 injured in police firing at protest over Bru settlement

November 21, 2020 10:04 pm

As part of the agitation, a large group of people gathered on the NH 08 at Panisagar and blocked it this morning, demanding to call off the resettlement formula.

Tripura: Bru migrants demand ST and permanent residence certificates

November 13, 2020 12:35 pm

Leaders wrote to Chief Secretary Manoj Kumar seeking immediate issuance of the same as a formal recognition of their domicile status in the state.

Nine months after settlement agreement, Bru migrants await meeting with Tripura CM

September 29, 2020 7:19 pm

"We feel that there is an obligation and moral responsibility to bring about peace and tranquility in the state since we have become one of your citizens as enshrined in the said historic agreement”, Mizoram Bru Displaced Peoples Forum (MBDPF) general secretary Bruno Msha wrote in the letter to Chief Minister Deb.

Nobody died from starvation: Tripura govt tells NHRC on Bru hunger deaths

March 19, 2020 8:10 pm

The Centre had suspended supplies from October 1 last year after the Bru migrants declined to return to Mizoram as per a repatriation package offered by government. 38 days later, the supplies resumed. Six persons died during this time.

Bru migrants complain of lapses in verification process for resettlement

March 16, 2020 2:15 pm

The migrants claimed that the state government got over 60 percent of the names wrong while enrolling them in the list of identified beneficiaries. These entries don’t match with Aadhaar cards, bank accounts, EPIC cards, and other documents.

Tripura: In memo to CM, Bru migrants body raise concern of communal unrest

March 10, 2020 8:38 pm

In its memorandum, the body has also sought protection around Bru camps to avert any untoward incidents.

Centre signs new package to permanently settle Mizoram’s Bru migrants in Tripura

January 16, 2020 10:20 pm

Home Minister Amit Shah chaired the agreement signing ceremony at New Delhi on Thursday evening with Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, Mizoram Chief Minister Pu Zoramthanga and leaders of Mizoram Bru Displaced Peoples Forum (MBDPF), the largest forum of Bru migrants, were in attendance.

Bru migrants fear hostility in aftermath of CAA protests, seek peace meeting with non-tribals

December 22, 2019 4:46 pm

Bru migrants from Mizoram have asked the local administration to hold peace meetings and allay fears of ethnic tension.

'Impossible to resettle Brus in Dampa Tiger Reserve': Mizoram officials on new demand of migrants

November 22, 2019 5:31 pm

The Brus believe there are no tigers at Dampa and cited Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech from last year where he said while releasing results of All India Tiger Estimation that tigers are declining in Mizoram.