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14 Bru families return to Mizoram

 AIZAWL, May 19 – Fourteen Bru families returned to Mizoram from Tripura’s relief camps today in the ongoing repatriation of the refugees being conducted by the state government, a senior police official said today.While 27 families were scheduled to be repatriated today as per the road map prepared by the Union Home Ministry and the state government, only 14 families returned and would be resettled in different villages of Mamit district, in Mizoram, SP of Mamit, H Sangawia said.

Officials confirmed that fewer Bru families were returning every week even as the Union Home Ministry expressed desire to expedite completion of the repatriation process and warned that the relief camps in Tripura would be closed. – PTI

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