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Bodo organizations stick to Bodoland

Various Bodo organizations in BTAD have announced a series of fresh agitation to revive the struggle for a separate Bodoland. 

These include ABSU and its allied groups NFFB, NDFB-P and PJACBM who are prepared to mount pressure on thr Centre with series of agitation from August 28 in the form of national highway blockade, mass hunger strike etc.

The agitation was finalized at a joint meeting at the Bodofa House on Sunday in Kokrajhar where the leaders pledged to go all out for the demand. 

ABSU president Promod Boro said  they would demanded sn early solution of the issue through political dialogue. He has slammed the BJP led NDA government for not taking any bold steps while solving the Bodoland issue. He said that though the BJP had promised to solve the Bodoland issue in their 2014 election manifesto, but till today no any measures were reached. 

He said that militant leaders of NDFB, who are still in jail should be released without any conditions in the line of the ULFA as the NDFB are in ceasefire with government. He has urged the government to make early solution of the NDFB problems.   

Gavinda Basumatary, NDFB-P general secretary said that the movement groups declared more agitation programmes to put pressure government for the solution of Bodoland issue. He has put demand of early creation of Bodoland state

They announced a series of agitation programmes seeking solution of Bodoland, which included 10 hours national Highway blockade by women on 28th August,  12 hours Assam bandh on 12 September, mass hunger strike from October 1, railway blockade in October, indefinite economic blockade from November next. 

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