The All Bodo Students’ Union (ABSU) is ready to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is scheduled to arrive in Assam on February 7.

Modi will be present at a grand ceremony to be held at Jangkrithai Fwthar in Kokrajhar district on Friday to mark the celebration of the signing of the third Bodo Accord.

The Bodo Accord was signed in New Delhi on January 27, 2020, between all the four factions of the National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB), ABSU, which are parts of the Bodoland Movement, the Assam government and the central government.

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The ABSU has thanked the Centre and the Assam government for signing the Accord giving the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD) the status of Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR).

ABSU general secretary Lawrence Islary said the union will be happy to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 7, 2020, at Jangkrithai Fwthar Kokrajhar.

Islary said with the celebration of the BTR Accord, ABSU believes, “the entire people from the Bodoland region and the signatory organizations are eagerly waiting to welcome” the PM with a “new hope of flourishing nation from the Bodo heartland”.

The ABSU appealed to all communities of Bodoland region to come to the grand Bodo Accord celebration event and welcome Prime Minister Modi at Jangkrithai Fwthar.

“This day is going to be historic and significant day for the Bodoland to have honorable PM amidst the dawn of permanent peace in the entire Northeast India,” ABSU general secretary Islary added.

Rinoy Basumatary is Northeast Now Correspondent in Kokrajhar. He can be reached at: