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Assam: BTR accord signatories urge for clauses implementation

The signatories of Bodoland Territorial Region(BTR) accord have urged the chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal to make the earliest implementation of the clauses of the BTR which signed between the centre, state and Bodo leaders from various organizations on 27th January last through tripartite peace talks in Assam.

A six-member delegation team of BTR accord signatories led by former ABSU president Pramod Boro, former president of NDFB-P Gavinda Basumatary, ABSU president Dipen Boro, general secretary Lawrence Islary and former general secretary of NDFB-S BR Ferenga have met chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday and submitted a memorandum urging for earliest implementation of the BTR accord that was signed on 27th January last.

The third Bodo accord, which had created the Bodoland Territorial Region for paving the way healthy development and welfare amongst all sections of the society.

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The accord addressed the maximum aspiration of the Bodo and people of other communities living in the Bodoland region as well as Assam.

The accord has become more popular with presence of chief minister and the Home Minister of India in the signing ceremony and presence of Prime Minister in the Thanksgiving ceremonyat Kokrajhar on 7h February.

The delegation team urged the chief minister to make the accord meaningful with proper implementation in the earliest manner.

The delegation team demanded early allotment of ex-gratia payment and Rehabilitation of NDFB Cadres Clause 9.2 (i). (ii) and (iii), recruitment of the NDFB cadres in government job Clause 9.2 (iv) and withdrawal of Cases Clause 9.4.

The delegation team has put the demand to the proper implementation of all clauses of the Assam BTR accord.

The team demanded early implementation of rehabilitation package of all factions of NDFB cadres, case withdrawal and Assamese language act, 2020. 
“The meeting was fruitful and satisfactory and hoped that all clauses of the accord will be implemented in days to coming”, BTR signatories members said.

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