After 24 yrs, resettlement of Mizoram’s tribals in Tripura begins

The Centre, Tripura, and Mizoram and Bru leaders earlier have signed an agreement with the Bru/Reang community that promises to end their 24-year-old internal displacement crisis.

The resettlement of Reang tribal refugees, sheltered in seven relief camps in northern Tripura, started on Monday.

More than 30,000 Bru tribes who fled Mizoram, are residing in Tripura’s refugee camps.The Brus, also referred to as the Reangs, are spread across the northeastern States of Tripura, Assam, Manipur, and Mizoram.

Under the agreement , the centre has announced a package of Rs. 600 crore under this agreement. As per the agreement the Bru tribes would be given land to reside in Tripura.

Buses carrying refugee families left Kanchanpur for Dhalai district today, said North district DM.

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