KOKRAJHAR: The All Bodo Students' Union (ABSU) welcomed all the executive body members of the interim council of Boro-Kachari welfare autonomous council (BKWAC) who had taken oath of office on Wednesday at the CM block, Janata Bhavan, headed by Mihiniswar Basumatary, CEM, and Romeo P. Narzary, Deputy CEM. The ABSU appealed to the members to work for the interest of the Bodos, their hopes and aspirations.
The president of the ABSU, Dipen Boro said that with the signing of the BTR accord on January 27, 2020 between the Government of India, Government of Assam and Bodo movement groups i.e. four factions of NDFB, ABSU and UBPO, clause 5.3 of the MoS, the formation of an autonomous council had become a reality now. The union conveyed its gratitude to the State Government for this bold initiative.
Regarding the provincialization of the venture schools and institutions in BTR and Assam, he said that the ABSU had been working in a positive direction and was hopefully for a positive decision and announcement by the State Government before the model code of conduct for the assembly elections.
The union will be launching educational and social awareness campaigns starting from the last of this month, he said, adding that a mega cycle rally-cum-quality education campaign covering 1,000 Bodo medium LP schools would start on February 26 from Hograjuli, Dhekiajuli in Sonitpur district. He also said that collection of data, sticker pasting, student, teachers and public meeting would be organized during the programme. More than 20,000 education volunteers would take part in this mega campaign, he added.
Boro said in connection with the observation of the International Women's Day, a two-day colourful programme was scheduled to be organized at Bengtol in Chirang district followed by delegate session of joint women organizations where 1,000 women delegates would take part on March 7, 2021 and open discussion on March 8, 2021 with the participation of 10,000 women members. He said that special focus would be given to improve livelihood of the women folk through income generation.
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