Bodo Accord

The third Bodo accord: A new deal

Print edition : February 28, 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, convener of the North-East Democratic Alliance Himanta Bishwa Sarma and senior Bodo leaders attend an event to celebrate the signing of the Bodo accord, in Kokrajhar in Assam on February 7. Photo: ritu raj konwar

Govinda Basumatary (centre), president of National Democratic Front of Boroland, and Mihiniswar Basumatary (right), president of the United Bodo People’s Organisation, signing the accord with the Central and State governments in New Delhi on January 27. Photo: PTI

NDFB cadres at a public rally to celebrate the signing of the accord, in Kokrajhar on February 7. Photo: AFP

The third Bodo accord envisages a new model of power sharing and governance for the Bodoland Territorial Council and seeks to redraw the BTAD for lasting peace.
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