Today is the third day of five days National Highway blockade called by jointly by All bodo Studen’t Union ( ABSU ) National Democratic front of Bodoland progressive (NDFB-P) and PJACBM in support of their demand for a separate Bodoland. The five days NH blockade began on 2nd May, 2018.
Thousand of activists of All Bodo Student’s Union ( ABSU ), National Democratic front of Bodoland progressive (NDFB-P) and PJACBM have blocked the national highway 31-c by sitting on dharna, where bodo women are also participating, they are sitting on dharna, shouting slogans as well as cooking food for all.
Talking to NortheastIndia24 , ABSU president Promod Boro said that ” We urge upon the Government of India to Resolve the longstanding demand for creating Bodoland state at an early date, Hold the political level tripartite dialogue to resolve the Bodoland Issue, Ensure the Political Rights of the Bodos living in Assam outside proposed Bodoland, Grant Schedule Tribe Hills [S.T. (H)] status to the Bodos living in Karbi Anglong in Assam” but their is not any fruitfull initiative from the govt on the above issues or our above demands. Hence we are compel to go to the path of agitation, he added.
It must be mention here that ” the Bodo people on 26th April, have organised the “BETRAYAL DAY as well as BLACK DAY” of Bodoland Movement, to show their regret with the Government by shaving their hairs and putting Black Badge in their shirt.