Guwahati: Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) chief Hagrama Mohilary in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah claimed that there have been reviews of a number of incidents the place Bodo tribal households in Assam have been being transformed to Christianity by luring easy accessibility to authorities services, and generally forcefully in opposition to their will.
The BPF supremo in his letter, which was additionally addressed to BJP president J.P. Nadda, alleged that the spiritual conversion has been present process beneath the management of Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) Chief Executive Member (CEM) Pramod Boro.
Churches are being constructed in all places within the BTC space, stated Mohilary, who just lately met senior BJP leaders in Delhi and reportedly promised to the saffron celebration’s central management that his celebration wouldn’t put up candidates in Lok Sabha seats and sought BPF’s entry into NDA moreover cupboard berth for the celebration within the Assam council of ministry and CEM put up within the BTC.
“I and my party (BPF) worked hand in hand with BJP as a strong and committed partner of the NDA in Assam since 2015. I also supported the NDA’s presidential candidate and other Rajya Sabha candidates.
“Because of our support, BJP came to power in Assam in 2016 under the leadership of Sarbananda Sonowal as the Chief Minister. I see no differences or contradictions between the ideology and objectives of BJP and BPF. I have full confidence and belief in your leadership,” the BPF chief stated in his letter.
The BPF at present has three MLAs within the 126-member Assam meeting.
Mohilary stated that BJP in Assam selected to befriend United People’s Party Liberal (UPPL) led by Pramod Boro in 2020 regardless of his utmost efforts to have a pre-poll alliance with BJP.
In January this 12 months, BJP’s estranged ally BPF had returned as a companion of BJP in state meeting.
BJP along with UPPL is ruling the sixth schedule council of BTC.
BPF had three ministers within the council of ministry in Assam within the first BJP led authorities headed by then Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal.
The Bodoland Territorial Region in western Assam contains the 5 districts of Tamulpur, Chirang, Baksa, Udalguri and Kokrajhar, bordering Bhutan and West Bengal.