MK Singla, Adviser (North East) Bru, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) interacted with Home Commissioner Lalrinliana Fanai and Home Department official concerning Bru Repatriation on Monday at Mizoram Chief Secretary’s Conference Hall.
During an interaction with Mizoram Home Department officials, MK Singla stated that the plans made by Mizoram government for the safety return of Bru refugees are excellent. He also stated that the work done by Mizoram government regarding Bru refugees is laudable.
Meanwhile, Home Department also highlighted their progress on the issues.
The officials also highlighted the reason for not continuing the work.
In the meantime, MK Singla also assured the officials that he would be researching the official paper submitted by Mizoram government. He further stated that he would be taking initiatives as per the requirement.
The meeting between the government officials also stated that they hoped to conduct the repatriation of Bru refugees back into the state within this coming winter.
Brus migrated en masse to Tripura after Reang militants gunned down a forest guard inside the Dampa Tiger Reserve on October 21, 1997 and many of them remained in the relief camps while hundreds of families have returned during government-sponsored repatriation and also on their own will.