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Sonowal rides on boat through Kaziranga to take stock of flood situation

Sonowal rides on boat through Kaziranga to take stock of flood situation

Guwahati, Jul 16 (UNI) As vast tracts of Kaziranga National Park (KNP) of Assam

remained submerged in flood waters, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today

visited the parts through a speed motor boat via Mora Difalu River under Bagori

Range of the Park and took stock of condition of the marooned animals and

measures taken by the Park authority to ensure their protection.

During his one-and-half-hour boat ride at the flood hit areas of the Park, Sonowal

witnessed the animals that are taking shelter at the highlands constructed by the

State government at the Park.

He also went to the flood affected forest camps at Gorakati, Mora Difalu and Mur

Phuloni and interacted with the forest guards who are carrying out strict surveillance

of the Park braving all odds to ensure protection of the marooned animals.

While interacting with media persons during the visit, the Chief Minister said the

State Government built the highlands at KNP to ensure protection of wildlife during

flood and the purpose of the highlands has been successful as large numbers of

animals have taken shelter.

The chief minister thanked the people living in the adjoining areas of the Park for

their help to the forest department in ensuring protection of the animals.

He lauded the role of the districts administration of Nagaon, Golaghat, Karbi

Anglong, Sonitpur and Biswanath for their proactive measures for protection of

animals.

Further in view of many animals crossing over to the hills of Karbi Anglong district

during this flood, the Chief Minister directed the administration of the hilly district to

take all necessary measures to ensure their protection and safe return to the Park

once flood water recedes.

Prior to visiting KNP, the chief minister this morning visited a flood relief camp at

Rising Sun English School at Kohora.

He handed over ex-gratia cheques amounting to Rs four lakhs each to the next of

kin of Babu Kheria and Sarbeswar Doley under Bokakhat Sub-Division who died due

to drowning during flood.

Sonowal also visited the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC)

at Barjuri near Kaziranga National Park and took stock of measures taken for animals

and facilities available at the centre.

UNI SG BM

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