Election to Bodoland Territorial Council to be held in March-April; Bodoland now an arms-free society, thanks to new Bodo Accord, says BTC chief Hagrama Mohilary
Guwahati: Bodoland People's Front (BPF) supremo Hagrama Mohilary said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is coming to Kokrajhar on February 7 to attend a meeting in the district. He revealed this while talking to reporters after holding a general meeting of the party on Friday.
While attending the meeting, Mohilary also announced that the elections for the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) will be held by April this year.
The BTC chief also said that the region has now become an arms-free society, thanks to the third and recent Bodo Peace Accord. All NDFB factions have come into the mainstream through the accord, which created the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR), he added.
Meanwhile, the BPF organised a general meeting on Thursday after the creation of BTR during a high-level talks involving all concerned in New Delhi on January 27.
BPF president Hagrama Mohilary, who is also the BTC chief, chaired the meeting.
Senior BPF leader and Assam minister Pramila Rani Brahma, MLA Rabiram Narzary, Emanuel Mushahary and BTC deputy chief Kampa Borgoyary, among others, were also present during the meeting.