Boro Accord Celebrations in Kokrajhar
Kokrajhar, Online Desk : The All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) took out a massive bike rally in Kokrajhar city to greet Prime Minister Narendra Modi . Over 2000 local youths of ABSU participated in the Bike Rally for Bodo Accord Signing Celebration. It started from Titaguri area near SAI complex in Kokrajhar and travelled through the town, Banargaon, Dotma, Serganguri, and Simbargaon area. Adviser of ABSU, Khungkra Swargiary flagged off the rally.
India’s Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi is likely to visit Kokrajhar town in Western Assam on February 7 to take part in celebrations organized to mark the signing of Boro Accord.
— DD News (@DDNewslive) February 6, 2020
The Prime Minister is also scheduled to address a huge gathering on the occasion. More than 4, 00,000 people from the BTAD districts and other parts of Assam are expected to attend the programme.
There is a rare exuberance in the air and a sense of overwhelming gratitude, as Kokrajhar awaits arrival of PM Sri @narendramodi hours from now, to join the #BodoPeaceAccord celebrations on Feb 7. I again reviewed preparations for this historic program. @PMOIndia pic.twitter.com/eCG69Ut1yN
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) February 6, 2020
The peace accord was signed with all the four factions of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), All Bodo Students’ Union (ABSU) and other organizations demanding a separate state for the Bodos.
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The historic Accord was signed on January 27 this year in New Delhi in presence of Union home minister Amit Shah and top leaders of the Bodos.
— Prasar Bharati News Services (@PBNS_India) February 6, 2020
Prime Minister Modi in a tweet termed the signing of the Accord a historic step for ushering in lasting peace in Assam’s Bodoland and in the state as a whole.
On the eve of PM Shri @narendramodi's visit, citizens lightening thousands of earthen lamps across Kokrajhar city in celebration of the historic Bodo accord.@PIB_India @PMOIndia @airnewsalerts @PIB_Guwahati pic.twitter.com/pbTsGhYtLe
— Spokesperson, Ministry of Home Affairs (@PIBHomeAffairs) February 6, 2020
“Bodo friends joining us on path of peace sends a clear message that solution to issues is possible when we leave path of violence & repose faith in democracy & Constitution.
Tomorrow, I look forward to being in Assam. I will be in Kokrajhar to address a public meeting.
We will mark the successful signing of the Bodo Accord, which brings to an end a problem that had been persisting for decades. It marks the start of a new era of peace and progress.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 6, 2020
“I welcome my Bodo friends to the mainstream. We are committed to ensure development of Bodo areas,” Modi had tweeted after signing of the Accord.
(News Originated from NE Now)