Aizawl, Nov 6: Mizoram’s all political parties and civil societies yet today strongly slammed the Election Commission of India (ECI) for its measure to conduct special summary revision of Bru voters’ lists in the six relief camps in Tripura and decided to intensify measure to resist such move by the ECI.
The joint meeting of all political parties and NGO Co-Ordination Committee, a conglomeration of various voluntary organisations and student unions involving CYMA, MUP, MHIP, MZP and MSU presided over by the president of central committee of the YMA, Lalbiakzuala here slammed the ECI’s initiative to deliberately conduct summary electoral roll revisions in the Bru relief camps of Tripura by sending officials despite stiff opposition from the state government, political parties and civil societies.
All political parties and civil societies also said that they would represent the hardship and problems faced by the Mizos or Zo communities living in Manipur to the centre.
The joint meeting took exception to electoral forms being sent to relief camp through non-designated officials or leaders of Mizoram Bru Displaces People’s Forum (MBDPF) and asked the roll officials to collect back those forms.
All political parties and civil bodies reiterated their stand that they did not felt the need to bring back displaced Bru or Reang languishing in Tripura transit camps, who allegedly refused to return to Mizoram despite several repatriation attempts by the state government and Union government.
The joint meeting which was attended by representatives of civil societies and political parties such as the Congress, BJP, MNF, MPC and ZNP agreed to send delegates to Election Commission of India and Ministry of Home Affairs, GOI, New Delhi to meet the officials over Bru revision.