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Repatriation of Bru migrants by Sept

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New Delhi, August 7, 2018: In a major breakthrough on repatriation of displaced Bru persons from Mizoram since 1997, an Agreement has been signed by Government of India, Government of Mizoram,  Government of  Tripura and Mizoram Bru Displaced People’s Forum (MBDPF) on July 3 last. 5407 families comprising of 32,876 persons presently in temporary camps in Tripura will be repatriated to Mizoram before September 30 2018.

Government of India will provide financial assistance for rehabilitation of Brus in Mizoram, such as Financial Assistance @ Rs. 4 Lakh per family, Cash Assistance @ Rs. 5000 per month per family for 2 years,  Housing Assistance @ 1,50,000 per family, Free Ration @ 600 gm  / 300 gm, adult / minor for 2 years, utensils & blankets @ Rs. 3,500/ per family and security cost, and address their issue of security, education, livelihood, etc in consultation with Government of Mizoram and Tripura.

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju in a written reply to question in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.