Health and Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday announced that the Assam Cabinet has decided to make Bodo the associate official language of the state.

Sarma further informed that the cabinet has given approval for the constitution of Bodo Kachari Autonomous Welfare Council outside the 6th schedule area for the welfare of the Bodo community.

“The state cabinet has taken two important decisions- 1.Bodo will be the Associate official language for the state of Assam. 2. Bodo Kachari autonomous welfare Council outside 6th schedule area for welfare of Bodo community,” Sarma tweeted.

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Earlier, a notification issued by the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting of the Bodo Settlement Agreement stated that Bodo language has been notified as an associate official language in Assam.