President Kovind calls for promotion and growth of Bodo language and literature

President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday urged the government of Assam to make every possible effort for the promotion and growth of the Bodo language and literature.

Addressing the 61st Bodo Sahitya Sabha (BSS) Annual Conference, he said he had played an important role in ensuring that Bodo was included as a medium of instruction in schools and higher education institutions. .

Kovind also recalled former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee’s contribution in getting Bodo included in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution in 2004.

Bodo has been declared the official state language and “the protection and promotion of a language is the responsibility of both society and government. I urge Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to do all possible efforts in this direction,” the president said. mentioned.

He affirmed that the peace and harmony along with the development initiatives taken by the central government and the government of Assam have led to the establishment of more educational institutions in the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR). .

Kovind arrived here on Tuesday for a three-day visit to the northeast.

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