Bodo group discloses charter of demands

July 1st, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of Manmohan Singh

Guwahati, July 1 (IANS) The National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), a frontline tribal separatist group in Assam, has said it has placed a demand before Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to recognise the right of the Bodos for “independence and sovereignty” and take steps to resolve the conflict accordingly. “The NDFB proposes that the government of India take the bold initiative to recognize the legitimate right to national self-determination, including the right to independence and sovereignty, of the Bodo people so as to resolve the Bodoland-India conflict once and for all,” the rebel group said in a formal communiqu

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