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Bru refugees


Four infants among Bru claim of hunger deaths: 'Milk dried up, mothers couldn't breastfeed'

November 14, 2019 7:19 am

While the measure has been taken thrice earlier, it is the first time since the initial arrivals that there have been claims of starvation deaths.

Explained: Who are the Brus in Tripura camps, and why they are not returning to Mizoram

November 08, 2019 7:02 am

Bru or Reang is a community indigenous to Northeast India, living mostly in Tripura, Mizoram and Assam.

Tripura: Food supplies halted in camps, Bru migrants announce indefinite road blockade

November 04, 2019 8:29 pm

Mizoram Bru Displaced Peoples Forum (MBDPF), a major Bru refugee outfit, wrote to North Tripura District Magistrate Raval Hamendra Kumar Tuesday about the ‘indefinite roadblock’ between Dasda and Anandabazaar in North Tripura from October 31.

Mizoram: Bru refugees request Amit Shah to stop repatriation till demands are met

October 21, 2019 10:03 pm

“There will wastage of money and chance of misappropriation of repatriation package if the central government does not give direction to Mizoram to stop sending vehicles,” the memorandum reads.

Tripura: Despite denial by Bru organisations, 54 refugees return to Mizoram

October 11, 2019 11:11 pm

The organisations say that the Bru refugees will not return to Mizoram unless their demands including verification of land allotted for them in Mizoram, one-time payment of cash benefits, and post repatriation safety and security are met by the government.

Bru refugees in Tripura allege intimidation by Mizoram govt, say won't return till demands met

October 09, 2019 7:42 pm

They alleged that the Government of Mizoram had sent its intelligence department sleuths to visit Bru families living in Tripura relief camps to intimidate them.

Tripura: No takers among Bru refugees for government's repatriation offer

October 03, 2019 9:52 am

The repatriation process is scheduled to start from 5 am Thursday. However, the government hasn’t found any takers among the refugees yet.

Bru voters split, prefer MNF or Congress on either side of border

April 11, 2019 9:59 am

The displaced Bru voters living in camps in Tripura for the last 22 years prefer MNF, while those who have gone back to Mizoram seem to be banking on the Congress this time.

No cash dole to Bru camps in Tripura for 4 months, migrants seek MHA intervention

February 08, 2019 2:00 pm

The central rehabilitation package granted to Bru migrants living in Tripura in 1998 currently allows Rs 5 per day to each adult migrant, Rs 2.5 to each minor, 600 gram rice to each adult on a daily basis, three soaps in a year, one pair of slippers every year and a mosquito net in every three years.

Tripura's Bru refugee camps not to get food and relief supplies after Jan 15: Official

January 09, 2019 2:26 pm

During the repatriation process which continued till September 25, only 150 refugees from 42 families were repatriated to Mizoram and 32,000 still remain sheltered in six transit camps in Tripura.


Life inside the camp of Bru refugees in Tripura

November 25, 2018 1:37 pm

What life is like inside the camps of Bru refugees in Tripura, in their own words.