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Mass protest demanding separate Bodoland

"Create separate Bodoland statehood under Article 2 & 3 of Indian constitution through political dialogue, otherwise face strong mass agitations",said president of All Bodo Student's Union (ABSU) Pramod Boro.

Boro while talking to thi corrrespodent at Kashikotra mass gathering for Bodoland statehood demand in Chirang, said that BJP led NDA government at centre has tactically been delaying the issue of Bodoland.

He has strongly criticised the BJP led central government for failing to solve the commitments made during the 2014 Lok Sabha election.

 

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