ABSU hails Government notification on Bodo language
From Our Correspondent
UDALGURI, February 19: The All Bodo Students’ Union (ABSU) has welcomed the government notification recognizing Bodo as an associate official language of Assam. The ABSU also hailed Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi for the distribution of land documents to the forest dwellers at Chariduar in Sonitpur district on February 12.
The Udalguri district ABSU today requested the state government to bring the Bodo habituated areas of Sonitpur into the jurisdiction of Panchayatiraj.
Addressing a press meet Dipen Boro, vice president of ABSU said that the process to open separate directorate of education for Bodo and other tribal languages is on fil stage.
They demands to take effective steps to provincialize all the Bodo medium schools amending the Assam School Provincialization Act, 2011.
The government has moved the file on concurrence for the creation of posts for Bodo department in Dibrugarh University. Out of 118 posts demanded by Bodoland University the state government has sanctioned 22 posts.
The ABSU demanded to sanction additiol posts in Bodo department in Gauhati University. The have also demanded to open Bodo department in Diphu campus, DIET centers in Udalguri, Baksa and Chirang in BTC and Tezpur, Dhemaji, Diphu, and Boko for the training of Bodo medium teachers.
The ABSU also demanded early establishment of Agriculture College in Kokilabari, Bagsa, and Engineering College in Udalguri district.
They also demanded to set up a committee to study the present position of Tribal belts and blocks in Assam and to speed up the process of establishment of Bodofa Bodo Cultural Research and Development Centre in Guwahati.
Dipen Boro has also criticized the Hagrama Mohilary led BTC government for their iction to resolve the issues of the people during his ten years tenure even after he led a coalition government in Assam.