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61st Bodo Sahitya Sabha

61st Bodo Sahitya Sabha:

President Ram Nath Kovind, who is on a four-day visit to the North Eastern States, will attend the concluding session of the 61st Bodo Sahitya Sabha at Kachubari in Tamulpur district of Assam.

  • It is a historic moment for the Bodo Sahitya Sabha as no President of India has ever attended any literary event of any language in the northeastern region.
  • Boro, also called Bodo, is the largest ethnolinguistic group in the Assam state of India.
  • They are spread across north-eastern India.
  • They are concentrated mainly in the Bodoland Territorial Region of Assam, though Bodos inhabit all other districts of Assam and Meghalaya.
  • Bodos are officially identified as “Boro, Borokachari” scheduled tribe under the Constitution of India.
  • Bodos speak Bodo language, which is recognised as one of twenty-two Scheduled languages of India.