Mizoram CM seeks aid for Myanmarese

The chief minister of Mizoram Zoramthanga has written a letter to the prime minister Narendra Modi requesting to the center for providing humanitarian aid to refugees from Myanmar. The number of refugees having increased, coming into the borders of the state. The CM highlighted the plight of refugees in the state, in his letter which one among the many that was written to the PM in the previous months.  Vice chairman of the State’s planning Board said that the state is seeking help from the center for asylum and humanitarian aid from the center.

Most refugees are residing in public community halls, government schools, and this could be an obstruction to the opening of schools which is being planned by the state government.

Around 2000 refugees have taken shelter in the state from Myanmar’s Chin state. This is following the military air strikes in the bordering villages along the state. According to reports, around 1500 refugees have taken shelter in the Hnahthial district of Mizoram, reporter India today.

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