21 C
Sunday, April 11, 2021

    ‘Laden’ Rechristened As ‘Krishna’, To Undergo Training

    The forest department shifted the elephant to Guwahati on November 12th, 2019 for medical assistance

    Sootea MLA Padma Hazarika, who led from the front to capture and tranquilise the wild elephant ‘Laden’ that created havoc for a long time In Assam’s Goalpara district, rechristened the male jumbo as ‘Krishna’.

    As per information, the forest department withdrew the decision to set the elephant, which was captured on November 11th, 2019, free today and shifted him to Guwahati for medical assistance.

    Krishna will be trained by Dimbeswar Das and set free in a different place. The forest officials have not yet disclosed where the elephant will be set free. However, earlier it was decided to release Krishna in Lumding.

    The rogue male, a tuskless elephant has killed at least 70 people, destroyed paddy fields, damaged houses over the last six years in the district. A few days back, Laden killed five persons in a single night in a state of ‘musth’, which is caused by a sudden rise in reproductive hormones.

    Photo: Monzur Alom


    Follow TIME8.IN on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK and on YOUTUBE to stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time

    First published


    Jorhat Admin enforces section 144 CrPC amid surge in COVID-19 cases

    Six new people were tested positive to COVID-19 in Jorhat on Monday

    Assam: Writer Sikha Sarma receives rape threat in Facebook

    Rongmon Nath, a student of Gauhati University, made derogatory remarks against Sikha Sarma in a Facebook post.

    Assam’s CRPF Jawan Bablu Rabha martyred in fierce Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh

    The news of martyred Bablu Rabha was mourned across the state of Assam amidst the state polls

    Dima Hasao: 5 polling officials suspended after EVM raised 181 votes against 90 voters

    A total of 171 votes were raised in an electronic voting machine (EVM) against 90 voters in Dima Hasao’s 16 Haflong (ST) LA constituency.

    Assam Phase III Polls: Fate of 337 candidates in fray including 25 women

    Election Commission of India is ready to conduct polling at 11,401 centers

    Miscreants silt throat of businessman in Guwahati city

    So far none have been arrested in connection to the matter; however, the police investigation is on