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NGO Coordination Committee lauds agreement to repatriate Brus

Press Trust of India  |  Aizawl 

NGO Coordination Committee, an umbrella organisation of major civil societies and student bodies, today lauded the agreement made between the Centre, and governments and Bru Displaced People's Forum to repatriate Brus from relief camps.

The NGO Coordination Committee, in a press statement, lauded the decision to close down the six relief camps in North district once the camps are vacated by the inmates lodged since late 1997.

The reiterated that the people of would never agree that people living outside the state should exercise franchise in the state polls.

The Centre convened a meeting of chief ministers of Mizoram and Tripura on July two in which it was agreed that repatriation of all the Brus lodged in the six relief camps should be completed by September 30.

The Centre would deposit Rs four lakh in the bank account of each repatriated family which could be withdrawn after three years and a housing assistance to the tune of Rs 1.5 lakh would be disbursed to each family.

Each family would also be provided with monthly assistance of Rs 5,000 for two years and free ration for the same period.

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First Published: Thu, July 12 2018. 16:25 IST