Assam: 150 Indian families living outside the border fence rehabilitated in the state

Assam: 150 Indian families living outside the border fence rehabilitated in the state

The Hindustan Times reported that the Assam state government requested these families to contact the district deputy chief cabinet secretary’s office in this regard.

The family belongs to nine border villages such as Govindpur, Ratukandi, Zarapata, Rafasail, Ramhual, Mahishasan, Kaulnag, Devtali and Jobinpur, but must obtain permission from the Border Guard (BSF) to enter India. there is. ..

Recently, the Karimganj district administration wrote a letter to each family living in the village and asked them to appear in the Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary’s office with documents by June 30.

In this regard, Assam State Government official Dev Gyanendra Tripathi met with representatives from various departments on Wednesday to ensure that the issue will be resolved within the current fiscal year, and the government has two plans. ..

“After the meeting, I realized that I had two options. You can build additional fences to get inside the village or ask these families to get inside existing fences. Second The choices need to give them land for rehab, which is easier for us, “HT said, citing him.

People living in these villages reportedly faced food shortages and lack of adequate medical facilities during the 2020 and 2021 COVID-19 pandemics, but were not allowed to enter India. did. However, BSF officials gave them medicine and some local NGOs provided them with food.