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Bru community on road demanding food, Tripura CM feeds cows
TIWN Nov 3, 2019
Bru community on road demanding food, Tripura CM feeds cows

AGARTALA, Nov 3 (TIWN): When Bru community’s people are on road demanding food, 2 reportedly died, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb was seen feeding cows in social media, although was trolled in cow-politics.

Bru community people are blocking roads in Kanchanpur as food are not coming in refugee camps from Ration since October 1. It has came to know that a child of 6 and an old man of 70 years have already died out of food. Such piteous condition increasing tension in the camps.

On Saturday from morning 5 am to afternoon 5pm they blocked the road in Kanchanpur. Such agitation are taking place in Kanchanpur for several times but Govt haven't taken any step to minimize the problem so far. Such condition is increasing tension in the whole Kanchanpur.

PTI Report : MBDPF's vice president R. Laldawngliana told PTI over phone that two-year-old boy, John Chongprengh, and Makoto Reang (60), wife of Binoda Reang, died on Thursday.  He, further, alleged that the refugees informed the authorities and doctors in Gachirampara, about three kilometres from the camp, but they did not come. "The Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) and Sub Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) of Kanchanpur did not allow the officials to visit the relief camps," the MBDPF leader alleged.  Laldawngliana also said that Ramjoy Reang (65) of Asapara relief camp also "fell sick from Friday due to starvation".  Protesting against the suspension of the free ration and cash-dole by the government, Bru refugees continued to stage road blockade between Dosda in Kanchanpur and Anandabazar area in North Tripura district since Thursday.  The agitation forced the Mizoram government to discontinue the repatriation process. Officials said that 216 Bru families have returned to Mizoram from the relief camps since October 3 and the

The Brus now have demanded to stay in Tripura permanently. 

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