Arunachal, Nagaland and Mizoram -- where the Inner Line Permit regime is applicable will be out of the purview of the CAB that created a political row in the run-up to the 2019 general election.
An estimated 35,000 Brus were lodged in six refugee camps in Tripura and over the past two months, a little over 1,000 had gone back to Mizoram.
The first haul was on Thursday night at Selesih village near Aizawl when the officials of the department seized 1.01 lakh tablets of Methamphetamine.
Altogether 4,447 displaced Bru families were scheduled to return to neighbouring Mizoram from where they started fleeing since 1997 following ethnic clashes.
The CAG report said the state tourism department had awarded a contract to a Delhi-based consultancy firm before getting approval of the project from the Centre and extended it "undue benefit"
As most refugees are not willing to return to Mizoram, the Centre had suspended the supply of free ration and cash dole to them.
According to latest figures received from Mizoram State AIDS Control Society, nine new cases of HIV positive are detected all over the state every day.
The supply of ration and cash doles to the refugees was suspended on October 1, two days ahead of the commencement of the repatriation process.
Tripura’s royal scion Pradyot Kishore Debbarma, who resigned as state Congress chief recently, insisted the displaced Brus be provided land by Tripura government so they could continue to live here.
The supply of free ration was suspended abruptly from October 1 at the instruction of central government and amidst a process for repatriation of the refugees to Mizoram.
Pillai, considered a moderate, took charge of the party after the then chief Kummanam Rajashekharan was posted as Mizoram Governor in 2018.
The process of repatriation began on October 3 and so far, only 68 families have returned to Mizoram.
At 2.04 per cent, Mizoram recorded the highest HIV prevalence rate in the country. It is followed by Manipur (1.43 per cent) and Nagaland (1.15 per cent).
The government had banned imports of animal from other states, neighbouring countries earlier this year due to prevalence of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome and the African Swine Fever.
An umbrella organisation of major civil society and student associations met Shah and submitted a memorandum demanding that the Bill should not be legislated.