Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday said government would look into the demands made by All Bodo Students’ Union (ABSU).
“We will sincerely look into all demands of ABSU,” Sonowal said while speaking at the closing ceremony of golden jubilee celebration programme of the students’ body at Batasipur in Sonitpur district.
Apart from separate Bodoland state, the ABSU has been demanding preservation of the Bodo language, traditions and culture.
“Bodo community has been able to establish itself as a powerful tribe through hard work, discipline, honesty and skill. Bodos have emerged as one of the successful tribes of the state and therefore they must play their role in cementing the ties of harmony between different tribes scattered across 33 districts of the state,” added the Chief Minister.
Paying rich tributes to the founder president and secretary of ABSU Baneswar Basumatary and Kanakeswar Narzary resepectively, Sonowal said the student organisation came to life only through the initiatives of those two leaders.
ABSU has not only been striving for the development of Bodos but also working towards overall progress of the state and they have contributed immensely towards creation of human resource which has made a name for itself in different fields, he added.
Appreciating the steps taken by ABSU to protect nature and environment, the chief minister urged all students’ organisations of the state to work for the environment.