Bodoland Territorial Area Districts Current Affairs, GK & News

Orundoi Scheme: Key Facts

The scheme is to be launched by the Assam government in 29 districts across the state. Through this scheme, the government seeks to empower women by transferring a minimum amount of Rs.830 each month directly to the bank accounts of the nominated female head of the household. More than 18 lakh beneficiaries have already been ..

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GoI signs “Historic Accord”, Bodo Agreement

On January 27, 2020, the Government of India signed the historic agreement with the nine factions of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB). According to the agreement, the Bodoland Territorial Area District will hold special rights for the locals. However, the outsiders will have to obtain “permit” to work in the territory. Highlights The ..

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Assam Cabinet nod to make Assamese the state language

On December 23, 2019, the Assam Cabinet nodded to make Assamese language the state language of Assam. This will exclude BTAD (Bodoland Territorial Administrative Districts), Barak Valley and Hill districts of Assam. Highlights The cabinet has also suggested that Assamese will be made compulsory in all schools of Assam. The move comes in the wake ..

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Dwijing Festival begins at Chirang district of Assam

An annual river festival, Dwijing Festival has begun on 27th December on the bank of River Aie at Chirang district. It is the third edition of the festival. The festival was inaugurated by the Public Health Engineering Minister of Assam, Rihon Daimary. About 15 lakh tourists are expected to participate in the festival. Dwijing Festival ..

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