GUWAHATI: White roses everywhere in lower Assam’s Kokrajhar town -it was what Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC)’s new chief Promod Boro’s ‘first wish’. The reason, he wanted the town to emerge as the ‘city of peace’ and white roses to symbolize it.
Boro who took an oath to become the fourth BTC chief on Tuesday said that he wanted every household and business establishment in the town to grow white roses all over the town.
He said, “Happy to announce Kokrajhar as ‘City of Peace’ immediately after the swearing-in as fourth Chief of BTC. A humble appeal to all the residents, business establishment, hotels, restaurants, etc. of Kokrajhar to grow white roses as the symbol of the name of the city.”
He added that concerned line department would assist anyone seeking help in this task.
However, that’s not all. Boro also said that he has decided to make the entire BTC region free of homeless people within a year.
He said, “Decided to make BTC homeless free region by providing 240,000 concrete houses in next one year as committed in our manifesto. The selection process of deserving families will begin soon. All applications will be online for the hassle-free last-mile access.”
On Wednesday, Boro held his first executive meeting as the chief of BTC along with the state’s principal secretary and secretaries of BTC at Bodoland guest house at Khanapara.