After 85 days of protests and demonstrations, displaced Bengalis who took shelter in Anandabazar police camp returned home today.
'All the 8 district magistrates have finalized spots for giving them a settlement. Once the state government takes a final call on the issue the process would start', the law minister who is also the cabinet spokesperson said.
Only recently, not less than 7 of the total 93 families returned to their houses following a compensation package announced by the government but the rest of the others refuted the deal and now showing no interest to move back.
'It is the Bengali people who sacrificed many things for this land and now they are being treated the way they deserve' Charged Nandi. Among the other notable leaders of the party also spoke on the occasion.
Officer in charge of Kanchanpur police station Paritosh Das said that acting on a tip-off he along with his team under the leadership of SDPO (Kanchanpur) Bikramjit Shukladas had launched an operation and arrested the trio.
The Brus of Mizoram on Tuesday ruled out the Tripura government and Union Home Ministry’s decision of settling them in Kanchanpur Sub-division of North Tripura district and decided to go for dawn-to-dusk strike on February 26.
Villagers were also briefed about various government beneficial schemes. The commitment of Assam Rifles to promote social and environmental awareness was appreciated by all.
On Wednesday last, the situation turned volatile when the local women came out to the streets when attempts were being made to shift the tools. The scuffle led to a temporary postponement construction work.
'We have no problem with the government’s decision. But, at the same time, we also want to draw the government’s attention on the Bengalis who were subjected to persecution by the Bru refugees' Nath told reporters.
The PWD department has been pleaded more than once to restore the road but in vain. The locals alleged the authorities have turned a deaf eye to their requests and threatened of organizing larger movement demanding their access.
The parents who have their children studying in Kendriya Vidyalaya, Panisagar, are facing a serious situation due to the arbitrary moves of the school authorities. Reportedly, the school authorities have turned deaf ears to the complaints of the students and their parents.
In what appears to be an example of sheer negligence from the part of railway officials, railway passengers waiting in the platforms of Dharmanagar railway station narrowly escaped a big accident
Amidst the tensed climate and frequent peace meetings being held in order to bring daily life in the usual rhythm in Kanchanpur, many believe, this visit assumes great significance and would help building confidence among the locals.
A primary school teacher of Ganganagar higher secondary school, Dharmanagar was beaten mercilessly for allegedly, molesting a student of his class triggering massive tension in the area.
A high-level team of BJP lead coalition government in Tripura lead by Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma Thursday met the Bru agitators at Kanchanpur in North Tripura District and assured them of providing free ration until they move to Mizoram.
Inaugurating Health-Cure Nursing Home at Dharmanagar, he said, the state government is stressing on empowering the district level hospitals so that the pressure on state level hospitals can be reduced.
The on-duty doctors declared the patient brought dead. Soon after the doctors realized there was no one to claim the dead-body, they contacted local police station and the dramatic episode got started.
He also said, 'The situation will not be restored until the CPI-M hooligans involved with this incident are not arrested'. He alleged, 'It was pre-planned attack by the CPI-M cadres'.
He also assured that to solve the problem related to electricity such as pole breakdowns, technical snags in the transmitters and frequent shut downs experts would be hired from outside states, if necessary.
After seizing Yaba tablet of Rs. 1.5 crore and arrest of 2 smugglers from Kadamtala, SP of North Bhanupada Chakraborty again seized Yaba tablet worth of Rs. 20 lakh from Panisagar today.
The 15 families were deprived of their land as they were supporters of opposition party. Even they have not got their price of land during last one and half years of new coalition government.
At the central programme of Police Line DM Ravel Hemendra Kumar was present along with Deputy Speaker and SP. Besides, Police Administration authority of North district handed over Rs.12,000 for the Relief Fund of Chief Minister.
Police officials of Dharmangar police station today arrested Sourabh Debnath (19) and Dibakar Das (20) in connection with the murder case of six year old girl child, a day after the horrific incident came to light.
In a bizarre incident, dead body of a six year old girl child was recovered from a tea garden canal somewhere at the Dharmanagar today triggering tension throughout the region.