Will the Bodoland council follow the beaten track?

Will the Bodoland council follow the beaten track?

A concept that did not click in the hills of the Northeast has now been prescribed for the plains of the region. On December 1, the Union government inked a purportedly historic tripartite pact with the Bodo Liberation Tigers and the Assam government to create an autonomous, self-governing Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC). The banned National Democratic Front of Bodoland, though, did not join negotiations

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  • Population pressure on vital

    Population pressure on vital natural resources are important issues of concern. Assam has six different agro-climatic zones, and the present area of conflict is in the Lower Brahmaputra Valley zone, which represent 9.52% of total geographical area of the state, 12.01% of cropped area of the state and 14.20% of population of the state. Per capita cropped area is 0.070 hecatres only. In such situation, people's livelihood security is in vulnerable situation. At the same time protection of right of indigenous communities is serious issue. With pragmatic planning for natural resource management, livelihood generation plan along with special measures to protection of indigenous community permanent it is difficult restore peace and harmony in the area.

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  • Well, I think the author

    Well, I think the author should have considered the Supreme Court's verdict on the illegal immigration issue of Assam and the ex-Governor, SK Sinha's report.

    Posted by: Anonymous | 6 years ago | Reply
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