The leaders of the centre, tripura and Mizoram and Bru have signed an agreement with the Bru/Reang community that promises to end their 23-year-old internal eviction crisis. Details of the agreement include 40-30 sq.ft residential land for each displaced family, a fixed deposit of 4 lakh rupees, aid of 5000 cash per month for 2 years, rupees 1.5 lakhs for the construction of houses and free rations for 2 years from the date of resettlement. In order to determine the number of people who will settle, a new survey and physical verification of the families of people living in aid camps would be carried out. For The Network: agreement in this regard and recent requests for relaxation of standards in the agreement. 23 years after ethnic clashes in Mizoram forced 37,000 people from the commune of Bru (or Reang) to flee their homes to the neighbouring tripura, an agreement allowing them to remain permanently in the latter state was signed. The leader of the Democratic Alliance in the northeast, Himanta Biswa Sarma, who was also present, said that they (refugees from Bru) would benefit from all the facilities. Union Interior Minister Amit Shah with Tripura`s Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb (right) and Mizoram CM Zoramthanga (left) at the signing of an agreement on the permanent installation of 40,000 displaced burning tribes in Tripura, New Delhi, on January 16, 2020. | Proof of the photo: PTI In order to end 23 years of bru-Reang refugee crisis, an agreement known as the Bru-Reang Agreement is signed. The agreement signed on 16 January in New Delhi between the leaders of the Bru and the governments of India, Tripura and Mizoram, gives Bru the choice to live in both states.
In several respects, the agreement has redefined the way internal evictions are handled in India. The Bru Reang agreement will be signed between the Indian government, chaired by Interior Minister Shri Amit Shah, the governments of Tripura and Mizoram and Bru-Reang, on 17 January 2020 in New Delhi. On the occasion, Shri Zoramthanga, the Chief Minister of Mizoram, Shri Biplab Kumar Deb, the CM of Tripura, Shri Himanta Biswa Sarma, President of NEDA, Shri Pradyot Kishore Debbarma, President of TIPRA, representatives of the Bru tribes and a few other senior officers were present. Between 1997 and 1998, about 5,000 Bru Reang families lived, i.e.