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PM to attend Bodo Accord rally today

By The Assam Tribune

NEW DELHI, Feb 6 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kokrajhar on Friday to participate in an event to celebrate the signing of the Bodo agreement. This will be the Prime Minister�s first visit to the North-East since protests erupted against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act last December.

�Tomorrow, I look forward to being in Assam. I will be in Kokrajhar to address a public meeting. We will mark the successful signing of the Bodo Accord, which brings to an end a problem that had been persisting for decades. It marks the start of a new era of peace and progress,� he said in a tweet.

A cultural programme of ethnic groups of Assam is being organised to showcase the diversity of the State.

In a recent tweet, the Prime Minister had termed the day the Bodo agreement was signed �a very special day for India� and said that it �will lead to a transformative results for Bodo people, ushering in a new dawn of peace, harmony and togetherness�.

Over 1,615 cadres of different factions of the NDFB surrendered their arms and joined the mainstream within two days of the signing of the agreement.

In his latest Mann ki Baat radio address, the Prime Minister had appealed to all those on the path of violence to return to the mainstream and lay down their arms.

A summit meeting between Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, scheduled to be held in Guwahati in December, was cancelled due to the anti-CAA protests.

Modi was also invited for the inauguration of the recently-concluded �Khelo India� games in Guwahati but he did not attend it. � PTI

Our Kokrajhar Correspondent adds: A festive atmosphere prevails in Kokrajhar to celebrate the Bodo accord.

The All Bodo Student�s Union (ABSU)and NDFB has organised a bike rally today in Kokrajhar in which a large number of ABSU and NDFB cadres took part.

The bike rally was flagged off by ABSU adviser K Basumatary.

On the other hand the residents of Kokrajhar lighted one lakh earthen lamps this evening and prayed for overall peace in the region and to welcome the Prime Minister.

Meanwhile, Kokrajhar wore a fresh look. The town has been cleaned and roads have been repaired.

It may be mentioned here that more than 10,000 ABSU volunteers have assembled in Kokrajhar along with several cultural troops from across communities to take part in the celebration.

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PM to attend Bodo Accord rally today

NEW DELHI, Feb 6 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kokrajhar on Friday to participate in an event to celebrate the signing of the Bodo agreement. This will be the Prime Minister�s first visit to the North-East since protests erupted against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act last December.

�Tomorrow, I look forward to being in Assam. I will be in Kokrajhar to address a public meeting. We will mark the successful signing of the Bodo Accord, which brings to an end a problem that had been persisting for decades. It marks the start of a new era of peace and progress,� he said in a tweet.

A cultural programme of ethnic groups of Assam is being organised to showcase the diversity of the State.

In a recent tweet, the Prime Minister had termed the day the Bodo agreement was signed �a very special day for India� and said that it �will lead to a transformative results for Bodo people, ushering in a new dawn of peace, harmony and togetherness�.

Over 1,615 cadres of different factions of the NDFB surrendered their arms and joined the mainstream within two days of the signing of the agreement.

In his latest Mann ki Baat radio address, the Prime Minister had appealed to all those on the path of violence to return to the mainstream and lay down their arms.

A summit meeting between Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, scheduled to be held in Guwahati in December, was cancelled due to the anti-CAA protests.

Modi was also invited for the inauguration of the recently-concluded �Khelo India� games in Guwahati but he did not attend it. � PTI

Our Kokrajhar Correspondent adds: A festive atmosphere prevails in Kokrajhar to celebrate the Bodo accord.

The All Bodo Student�s Union (ABSU)and NDFB has organised a bike rally today in Kokrajhar in which a large number of ABSU and NDFB cadres took part.

The bike rally was flagged off by ABSU adviser K Basumatary.

On the other hand the residents of Kokrajhar lighted one lakh earthen lamps this evening and prayed for overall peace in the region and to welcome the Prime Minister.

Meanwhile, Kokrajhar wore a fresh look. The town has been cleaned and roads have been repaired.

It may be mentioned here that more than 10,000 ABSU volunteers have assembled in Kokrajhar along with several cultural troops from across communities to take part in the celebration.

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