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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
Database - Record for : Memorandum of Settlement
Record 639

Country :


Agreement Title/Name:
Memorandum of Settlement
Year :
Date Signed :

23 August 1993

Summary :

All Tripura Tribal Force (ATTF) covenanted to deposit arms and ammunition and to end underground activities. Government of Tripura covenanted to take steps for resettlement and rehabilitation of ATTF personnel; to take action in respect of sending back Bangladesh foreign nationals who arrived after 25 March 1971 and to take steps to restore land acquired from tribals. Also agreed on inclusion of tribal majority villages in Autonomous District Council (ADC) areas; village police force for the ADC; increase in numbers of seats for scheduled tribe candidates in the ADC. Provision also made for establishment of a cultural development centre; improvement of Kok Borak and other Tribal languages; presentation of Ujjayanta Palace as a historical monument; and shifting of Tripura legislative Assembly; renaming of villages, rivers etc; Jhumia resettlement and industrial development of ADC area. Housing and drinking water facilities and Government employment or economic package to be provided for ATTF personnel with secured accommodation and escorts for ATTF Office Bearers.

Parties :
All Tripura Tribal Force, Govt of Tripura
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
2(d) agreed on inclusion of tribal majority villages in Autonomous District Council (ADC) areas. (f) agmt in principle to own Village police force, (g) increase in number of seats for scheduled tribe candidates. (h) setting up Cultural Development Centre, (i) imporvement of Kok Borak and other tribal languages. (j) separate building for Tripura legislative assembly, (k) renaming of villages, rivers, etc to tribal names,
Governance/Democratic Inst :
Not Applicable
Women :
Not Applicable
Amnesty :
Not Applicable
Past Mechanism :
Not Applicable
Prisoner Release :
Not Applicable
Victims :
Not Applicable
Criminal Justice Reform :
Not Applicable
National Human Rights Inst :
Not Applicable
Human Rights Framework :
Not Applicable
Judicial Reform :
Not Applicable
Policing :
2.(f) govt accepts in principle the establishment of Village Police Force under the administrative control of the autonomous district council.
Refugees/Land :
2.(b). Govt of Tripura to take action to sending back all Bangladesh foreign nationals who have come to Tripura since March 1971 and are not in possessession of valid docs authorizing their presence in Tripura. (c).effective steps would be taken in terms of the Tripura Land Revenue and Land Reforms Act 1960 for restoring land alienated by tribals.
Civil Society :
Not Applicable
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
2.(m) all necessary steps to be taken for industrial development of the area.
Enforcement Mechanism :
International Community :
UN Involvement :
Source :
reproduced in Datta (1995)

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