Brus reject resettlement sites proposed by Tripura non-Brus

News: The organisations representing the Bru community have rejected the sites proposed by the non-Brus in Tripura for their resettlement. Facts: Brus or Reang: It is a community indigenous to Northeast India living mostly in Tripura, Mizoram and Assam.In Tripura, they are recognised as a Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group.  Language: They speak the Reang dialect… Continue reading Brus reject resettlement sites proposed by Tripura non-Brus

Call for poll boycott in Mizoram

An umbrella organisation of major civil societies and student associations in Mizoram have decided to boycott the April 11 election to the lone Mizoram Lok Sabha seat and organise a State-wide indefinite bandh from April 8. This decision was taken after the Election Commission of India has decided to set up 15 temporary polling stations… Continue reading Call for poll boycott in Mizoram

15 polling stations to be set up for Bru refugees

Election Commission of India has decided to set up 15 temporary polling stations in Mamit district of Mizoram exclusively for Bru community voters living in relief camps in Tripura. The Brus,also called Reangs, are scattered across Assam,Mizoram and Tripura.In Mizoram,they inhabit small pockets of Mamit,Lunglei and Lawngtlai districts,but the largest section is in Mamit bordering… Continue reading 15 polling stations to be set up for Bru refugees