Over 1500 cadres of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) will lay down their arms on Thursday in Guwahati.
The arms lay down ceremony is scheduled for 10:45 am and will be held at Guwahati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) auditorium.
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal will attend the arms laying down ceremony on Thursday.
Besides, the chief minister, state finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assam Police chief Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta along with others will be present at the event.
The cadres are expected to lay down around 130 arms and huge cache of ammunition.
Earlier on Monday the Centre and the State Government signed the Bodo peace accord with four fractions of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), All Bodo Students’ Union (ABSU) and United Bodo People’s Organization (UBPO) in New Delhi in presence of union home minister Amit Shah.
Last Thursday, 644 rebels from eight militant groups, including United Liberation Front of Assam-Independent (Ulfa-I), NDFB, Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO), Rabha National Liberation Front (RNLF) and others laid down 177 arms, responding to a government peace initiative that will allow them to rehabilitate under government schemes.
The peace process was initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and union home minister Amit Shah are likely attend the celebration function of Bodo peace accord to be held in Kokrajhar on February 7 next.
Assam government has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home minister Amit Shah to attend the celebration function.