Over 1500 cadres of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) will lay down their arms on Thursday in Guwahati.

The hands lay down ceremony is scheduled for 10:45 am and will be held at Guwahati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) auditorium.

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal will attend the hands laying down rite on Thursday.

Besides, the chief minister, country finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assam Police chief Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta along side others could be gift on the event.

The cadres are expected to lay down around 130 arms and huge cache of ammunition.

Earlier on Monday the Centre and the State Government signed the Bodo peace accord with 4 fractions of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), All Bodo Students’ Union (ABSU) and United Bodo People’s Organization (UBPO) in New Delhi in presence of union domestic minister Amit Shah.

Last Thursday, 644 rebels from eight militant groups, consisting of United Liberation Front of Assam-Independent (Ulfa-I), NDFB, Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO), Rabha National Liberation Front (RNLF) and others laid down 177 fingers, responding to a central authority peace initiative that will permit them to rehabilitate below authorities schemes.

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