Humanitarian gesture: Tripura extends help to Mizoram: says Royal Scion Pradyot Deb Barma


Tripura royal scion and The Indigenous Progressive Regional Alliance (TIPRA) chairman Pradyot Bikram Manikya Deb Barman on Saturday said that the people of his state are willing to extend humanitarian help to Mizoram.

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Barma says this while talking to Mizoram Sports Minister Robert Romawia Royte 


Barma tweeted that he and Royte had a conversation where he forwarded help to Mizoram if they needed anything related to supplies.

Whilst there may be a border dispute between them and Mizoram, the new generation of Tripasa must rise to show NorthEast that even they can advance assistance to others in time of need.

Use of alternative routes to bring essentials

The Mizoram Government has opened alternative routes to bring essential commodities from neighboring Tripura and Manipur. 

Lalrozama, the Deputy Commissioner of Mamit district, which shares a border with Tripura said that essential commodities including fuel and LPG have started entering Mizoram from the neighboring state on Saturday.

Fairly large number of traders entered Mizoram from Tripura

A sizable number of traders from Tripura have entered Mizoram during the day and the administration is making efforts to ensure smooth traffic movements between the two states, added Lalrozama. 

An official statement state that trucks carrying fuel and LPG are returning from Mizoram to Tripura.

Discontinuation of entering vehicles from Assam to Mizoram

entering vehicles from Assam to Mizoram Tripura The North-Eastern Chronicle

Kolasib Deputy Commissioner H Lalthangliana said that no vehicle has entered Mizoram from Assam since the violent clash, even as the Assam Government maintains that no group is staging any blockade on NH 306, which is Mizoram’s lifeline.


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