Himanta Biswa Sarma reviews flood situation at Kaziranga National Park


GUWAHATI: Assam Health and Finance minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday visited the flood-affected areas of Kaziranga national park and took stock of the situation.

The Health Minister travelled from Mihimukh to Bagori in a speed boat. The Minister was accompanied by Agriculture Minister Atul Bora and State Forest and Environment Minister Parimal Suklabaidya.

Taking to his twitter Dr. Sarma said, ” The picturesque Kaziranga National Park and its wonderful inhabitants are struggling with fury of flood. I made an extensive visit of the Park to gauge the extent of damages, & have instructed officials to do the best we can. My compliments to the staff for their spirited work.”

It is to be mentioned that as many as 108 animals including nine rhinoceroses have died at the Kaziranga National Park due to heavy floods in Assam till Sunday. About 136 animals have also been rescued.