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Mizoram elections: Bru refugees forged vote for ‘change’

Mizoram:Tripura-settled bru refugees who had fled violence of their native mizoram 21 years in the past, set foot in their native vicinity for the first time in two a long time to take part in mizoram’s nation assembly polls on wednesday.
Before the ballot , bru citizens sounded disenchanted with the polling stations in kanhmun village alongside the mizo-tripura border. But to all of us’s wonder, even veteran bru electorate and nursing moms were seen standing in lengthy queues to exercising their franchise for ‘exchange’. of their lives. the fragrance of ‘khichdi’ and non-vegetarian fare cooked by way of delegates of the young mizo association wafted via the polling complex, as volunteers handed food packets to citizens leaving the booths.
Bru refugees voted at 15 polling booths at kahnmun in mamit district of mizoram, near the border. of the 11,987 registered bru citizens, 56.46% voted.

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