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Bru people writes to CM requesting release of 10 months pending cash-dole


By TC News Desk

Agartala: November 12. Various NGOs and religious organizations from Bru displaced  people living in Tripura, has written to the Chief Minister Dr Manik Saha and Chief Secretary of the state requesting to issue the 10 months pending cash-dole from January to October of 2022.

In the letter, the Bru representative wrote, “We, the undersigned, representative of various NGOs and religious organizations from Bru displaced persons would like to submit this memorandum to get your kind immediate attention and release fund to the competent authorities to disburse the payment to the displaced Brus”

They said the cash-dole has been pending from January to October, 2022. “Such a long gap of non-distribution of cash-dole has been badly affected the inmates especially to those who are not yet given plot and received the resettlement package. Due to non-issuance of cash-dole the inmates have to die without a tablet of medicine. Pregnant women and lactating mother could not get sufficient diet, parents could not send their children to Schools since they could not provide them a square-meal, Many students who are studying in local private Schools will not be allowed to sit for forthcoming mid-term examination as they are unable to pay their due”, the letter reads.

It further reads that in the meantime such a long delay of disbursement of cash-dole has made the resettlement process impediment since the Head of the Family(HoF) could not visit to approved location on the spot to choose for their resettlement due to financial constraint.

“Therefore, we the following representatives of all the NGOs from relief camps requesting your honour to pay attention and release fund to the North District authority to distribute all the pending cash-dole immediately”, the memorandum added.

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