1,327 families to be rehabilitated: Assam’s ethnic clashes

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Guwahati, February 12, Jasmine Ahmed: Government of Assam today admitted that 1300 families were to be rehabilitated, who affected during the ethnic clashes in the Territorial Area District BTAD in 2012. The Assam Legislative Assembly replies that the State revenue and disaster management Minister told that total families of 18,823 lost their houses completely and 999 houses were some damaged. All Indian united Democratic Frent’s Hafiz Bashir Ahmed’s quart in the Assembly and then Majhi said in reply Hafiz that 1,327 families are to be rehabilitated, necessary instruction already given to the respective DCs to take steps to rehabilitate them. Minister Prithibi Majhi said that the completely affected families, 15,983 received a financial assistance of Rs. 22,700 from the State government with three bundles of roof shed; the centre gave at Rs. 30,000 to household from the Prime Minister’s relief fund. Majhi also said that the Central and State Government gave at Rs 20,000 separately to all of the 999 of partially damaged houses. Majhi said that 1,507 families, whose houses were completely destroyed at that period the ethnic clashes provided with Rs 50,000. Between Bodos and Bengali-speaking Muslim in July-August in 2012 claimed that 110 lives and displace several lakh people.