Bodo movement- The Major objective of the All Bodo Students Union and Bodo Liberation Tigers Force was the having separate state for Bodo people
Bodo nationalists in Assam was given one Name that is Bodoland to represent their homeland in Assam, India.
Bodoland Territorial Council(BTC) is an autonomous body administering The Bodoland Territorial Areas District( BTAD).
Asking Separate State is not the new thing in Assam, During 2 March 1987, under the leadership of Upendranath Brahma of All Bodo students union (ABSU) had started an official movement for the independent state of Bodoland and also The Plains Tribal Council of Assam ( PTCA) have asked for the separate state called Udayachal.
In fact, the movement was suppressed by the government, In order to Get separate state without fail, The All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) created a political organization called the Bodo People’s Action Committee(BPAC) and they had slogan called ” Divide Assam Fifty-fifty”, At the last movement ended up with the creation of Bodo Accord in 1993.
But Accord collapsed soon, due to there was a split in ABSU and other political parties and it led to the displacement of about 70,000 people and a lot of violence in Bodo areas.
the Bodoland Autonomous Council (BAC) was constituted, after Bodo accord and later this BAC was replaced by the BTC, was formed on the settlement by confirming memorandum on 10 February 2003. This BTC consists of 46 members, in that 40 members were elected and six members were nominated.
12 executive members of BTC are responsible for the administration of an area called somisthi. The Areas which come under the jurisdiction of BTAD this council has to control over the departments mentioned in the memorandum of understanding, but not control the whole of district administration.