The Bodo Peace Accord will lead to a “full and final” solution to the decade-old Bodo issue, Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
The Bodo Peace Accord has “full support” of the Assam government led by chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) Chief Hagrama Mohilary, “making it a full and final solution to the over decades old Bodo issue”, Sarma said in a tweet.
“The Bodo Accord shall reaffirm the territorial integrity of Assam and at the same time usher us into a new hope of peace and progress in Bodoland,” Sarma added.
Grateful to Hon PM Sri @narendramodi and HM Sri @AmitShah for making this happen which heralds a new dawn of peace & prosperity in #Assam.@sarbanandsonwal @JPNadda @RanjeetkrDass pic.twitter.com/SuyBk8ZUP1
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) January 27, 2020
The senior minister thanked all those who made the “historic” accord possible.
“History is created as ABSU and all the factions of NDFB sign a Bodo Peace Accord with GoI. Grateful to Hon PM Narendra Modi and HM Amit Shah for making this happen which heralds a new dawn of peace & prosperity in Assam,” said in another tweet.
A tripartite accord for final settlement of demands in Bodoland was signed on Monday afternoon in New Delhi.
All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) and all the NDFB factions signed the agreement tripartite agreement.
The NDFB factions are be led by Ranjan Daimari, Govinda Basumatary, Dhiren Boro and B Saoraigra signed the agreement.
ABSU president Pramod Boro and Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) chief Hagrama Mohilary also signed the accord.
Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) will now be named as Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR), and will have more administrative power.