Over 6000 Mizo #Reang janajati (tribal) families , estimated to be 50000+ are living in relief camps at Tripura-Mizo border since 1997. They are known as the Bru community.
In the video below, they share their heart-wrenching saga of how their homes were set on fire, women raped, hounded out of Mizoram for resisting conversion and being #Hindu. Today, they have no identity cards, getting birth certificate is a challenge. Safety of the girls is a challenge and they are married off in teens..
They need a life of #Swabhimaana instead of only depending on grants and doles, else entire generations would be lost. #VanavasiKalyanAshram , ISKCON and a few other organisations are doing their bit but it needs a concerted effort by the Mizoram govt and Central govt to work out a permanent solution to this. #HinduHumanRights .
In this video interaction, some of them explain the circumstances in which they had to leave their land and their current plight.
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