Prime Minister Modi will address the rally in Assam on February 7, first visit to NE after protests against the CAA

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi He will board a rally in the city of Assam, dominated by Bodo, in Kokrajhar, on February 7.

This will be the first visit of the Prime Minister to the Northeast as he witnessed several protests against the Citizenship Law (Amendment) in which three people died.

Prime Minister Modi will visit Assam on February 7 and will address a rally in Kokrajhar, a government official said.

The visit comes a week after the central government signed a peace pact with several militant groups of Bodo and a student body.

The signing of the Bodo agreement led to the surrender of more than 1,500 militants of the main insurgent group of the National Democratic Front of Boroland.

A summit meeting between Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, scheduled to be held in Guwahati in December, was also canceled due to the.

Modi was also invited to the inauguration of the 'Khelo India' games recently concluded in Guwahati, but did not attend.