So far, the agreement does not address the issue of “citizenship or work permit” for non-residential residences at the BTAD, which will be renamed Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR). Interior Minister Amit Shah, in agreement with the factions of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland: 1550 cadres and 130 weapons will capitulate on January 30. As Minister of the Interior, I would like to assure all representatives that all promises will be kept over time. pic.twitter.com/PNDGYFdyYZ Signing the agreement would end the 50-year-old Bodo crisis. Background: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), the Government of Assam and the Bodo Groups have signed an agreement to relocate and change the name of the Bodoland Territorial District (BTAD) in Assam. Under the agreement, NDFB groups will leave the path of violence, surrender their weapons and dissolve their armed organizations within one month of signing the agreement. Under the agreement, villages dominated by Bodos, which were currently outside the BTAD, would be included and those without a Bodo population would be excluded. On 27 January 2020, the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Government of Assam and Bodo groups, including the All Bodo Students` Union and activist groups, signed an agreement. The article highlights the events that could happen next. Briefly explain the details of the agreement that has just been signed. The new agreement offers more hope than previous agreements.
Some of the most powerful factions of the Bodoland National Democratic Front, which kept away from previous agreements in 1993 and 2003, are now on board. It is significant that stakeholders have agreed that the updated policies should be limited to the area of increased autonomy within the state of Assam. Stakeholders have waived the requirement for a separate EU state and territory. Then you explain the related concerns – social policy debate, concerns among mountain tribes, possible ripple effect of the Bodo Pact, etc. The Centre, the Assam government and the Bodo groups have signed an agreement for peace and development. The response should contain a detailed analysis of the Bodo Agreement strikes and the threats it could pose to non-Bodo in Assam, and what needs to be done to tackle the problem. . . .