KOKRAJHAR, March 14: The All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) demanded proper implementation of official language in Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) i.e. Bodo, Assamese & English and provincialisation of colleges and schools as per clause 6.3 of the historic BTR peace accord for paving the way for development.
A five-member delegation team of the students union led by its president Dipen Boro on Tuesday met the principal secretary of Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) at his BTC secretariat, Bodofa Nwgwr in Kokrajhar and submitted a memorandum through him to the chief executive member (CEM) of BTR, Pramod Boro.
The memorandum sought steps for appointment of TET qualified candidates in elementary and secondary levels in the schools of BTR, proper implementation of official language in BTR i.e. Bodo, Assamese & English, immediate recruitment of Grade III/IV employees in BTR against the vacant positions, provincialisation of colleges and schools as per 6.3 of the BTR Accord, providing ex- gratia to the next of kin of martyrs of Bodoland movement and establishment of institutions as enlisted in memorandum of settlement (MoS) of BTR peace accord.
ABSU president Dipen Boro said that the students union submitted the memorandum to the CEM (BTR) highlighting immediate steps for bringing healthy solutions to the education related issues and implementation of the BTR peace accord clauses.