By : Our Kokrajhar Web DesK
Kokrajhar(Assam),Oct 9: Over 600 leaders and members from United Bodo People’s Organisation(UBPO) including its president Mihiniswar Basumatary joined the BJP at a programme held at Kalakhetra in Guwahati today.
UBPO was one of the prominent signatories to the historic BTR accord signed on Jan 27 last.
The UBPO leaders and members joined the BJP just two day after getting nod for setting up of the Bodo Kochari Welfare Autonomous Council(BKWAC) for those living outside the BTR region in the state on Oct 7.
BKWAC was a signatory to the BTR accord and now the Bodos living outside BTR would be getting their own autonomous council within the state.
Bodo leader ,Mihiniswar Basumatary was one of signatories of the BTR accord who also joined the BJP today.