The 61st Annual Bodo Sahitya Sabha was organised in Tamulpur, western Assam
The 61st Annual Bodo Sahitya Sabha was organised in Tamulpur, western Assam, in which the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind participated.
President Ram Nath Kovind is the first President to address the Bodo Sahitya Sabha.
Bodo Sahitya Sabha is an organisation formed for the promotion of Bodo language and literature.
It was established on 16 November 1952 at Sasugaon in Kokrajhar district of Assam.
This organisation is playing a leading role in maintaining coordination among various ethnic groups of Northeast India.
About Bodo Tribe
The Bodos are native to the state of Assam in Northeast India and are an important tribe of India.
According to the 2011 Indian National Census, there are about 20 lakh Bodo tribes living in the country.
Bodos have the status of Scheduled Tribes under the Sixth Article of the Indian Constitution.
Bodo people living in the northeast of India, Nepal and Bangladesh speak the Bodo language.
Bodo language is one of the 22 scheduled languages of India with special constitutional status.
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