Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has said that the Bodo Accord has brought peace in the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR).

Sarma said this while speaking at a function in Kokrajhar, organised to celebrate one-year completion of the BJP-UPPL government in the BTR.

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma said: “The new BTR government completed one year – a year which threw a lot of challenges. However, the government with its commitment has gained a new momentum towards progress.”

He added that Bodo accord increased scope and power of BTC.

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He also said that the accord resolved issues related to Bodo people and promoted and protected their social, cultural, linguistic identities.

“Peace and progress have gained momentum in Bodoland Territorial Region in the past one year. We are committed to development of the region and fulfil Bodofa Upendranath Brahma and people’s dream for overall progress,” Sarma said.

“It also ensured bold steps for rehabilitation of former members of different NDFB factions,” CM Sarma said.

The Assam chief minister informed that the state government with its initiatives has already rehabilitated over 2600 former NDFB cadres.

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