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Bru tribe


Bru resettlement in North Tripura hits roadblock as civil societies threaten bandh

May 27, 2020 4:05 pm

As per the resettlement agreement signed by the central government in January this year, 32,000 Bru migrants living in Tripura since 1997 would be permanently settled in the state.

'Who are the Brus?' Two teens use Instagram to document the ancient tribe

April 27, 2019 9:33 am

The Bru tribe seeped into national consciousness last year when a historic repatriation agreement attempted to rehabilitate nearly 32,000 Brus living in refugee camps in Tripura. But an Instagram handle, run by two teenagers from Agartala, argues that there’s more to the Bru identity.

Bru refugee repatriation process faces major hurdle

August 10, 2018 10:27 am

Among other issues which fueled ethnic tension between Bru and Mizo communities two decades back, demand for a Bru ADC was a significant one. Resurfacing of the demand was certainly not welcomed by Mizo leaders.

Bru repatriation: Tripartite talks to discuss way forward

September 08, 2015 6:14 pm

The meeting comes after the various government entities submitted a report about the zero response to the repatriation process from Bru tribals.

Bru repatriation: Same story in sixth and only remaining relief camp

August 24, 2015 6:11 pm

So far, no Bru has been willing to return to Mizoram as part of the Union Home Ministry's repatriation program.

Local court strikes down arrest warrant against Bru leader in criminal defamation case

July 21, 2015 4:21 pm

Senior Civil Judge struck down the warrant following Sawibunga's promise that he would attend court hearings regularly.

Close to 500 Bru families return to Mizoram on their own from Tripura relief camps

January 27, 2015 9:12 pm

In all, a little less than 670 families have come home under the formal process.