The Bodo people on Thursday organised the “BETRAYAL DAY as well as BLACK DAY” of Bodoland Movement, to show their regret with the Government of largest democratic country of the world by shaving their hairs and putting Black Badge in their shirt for the day. the programme was jointly organised by ABSU, NDFB(P) and PJACBM.
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.
Describing the details of their agitation in coming days, Promod informed that they have called a Five Days National Highway blockade from the 2nd May, 2018 onwards.