This year, the death of at least 812 people in the past ten years, in different incidents of conflict between man and the jumbos has compelled the state government to hold series of discussions with wildlife experts, NGOs, forest department and communities to find out a way out to tackle the menace but without much breakthrough. At 115, Udalguri remains the worst affected district
Assam forest minister Parimal Suklabaidya
The forest team also seized two Tokay geckos, bones of various animals, shells of tortoises, spines of porcupine many more from the residence of the Baishya
Earlier, on June 30, 2021, the state government has declared its intention to constitute the land under Biswanath Wildlife Division and Tezpur sub-division as a National park in the name of 9th addition to Kaziranga National Park
During this period, parking and stoppage of trucks and Heavy motor vehicles in the animal corridor and cleaning/washing of vehicles which can pollute the natural water sources and can endanger to the flora and fauna of Kaziranga National Park is strictly prohibited
The Minister also praised those who adopted animals and asked those who can contribute to the cause to do so.
A villager named Rajib Boro of village Andherijuli died due to a sudden attack by wild elephants at Hathabori paddy field.
Abhinab Deb, a student of third standard of Delhi Public School, Silchar, hails from Borjalenga area under Dholai constituency.
SOP has been issued for the reopening of the Zoo and all COVID-19 protocols will be strictly followed to prevent the spread of the virus.
Assam forest and environment minister Parimal Suklabaidya unveiled the map for state’s sixth proposed national Park – Raimona National Park
The elephants were killed by a speeding goods train inside Lumding Reserve Forest on the intervening night of September 26 and September 27.