Assam: Kaziranga National Park ensures safety of animals; imposed section 144

By Manoj Kumar Ojha

Guwahati :It is not the flood water which brings threat to the lives of the animals including endangered one horned rhinoceros but also the poachers keep an evil eye to take an opportunity to prey to the animals in Kaziranga National Park. So the competent authorities are prompt this time to safeguard the animals.

Keeping in mind the danger posed to the lives of animals and owing to the unwanted traffic jams in the Kaziranga National Park area of Golaghat district in upper Assam, authorities have decided to impose a ban on stopping heavy vehicles, especially trucks on the outskirts of National Highway 37.

Sources claimed that the decision has been taken to avoid unnecessary gatherings at nine animal corridors, and ensure the safety of animals during monsoon season. To prevent wild animals from going to higher places and possible accidents, there has been a ban on the safe animal corridor from Haldibari to Agratali.

The government has already constructed highlands in Kaziranga National Park to save the animals from water.

Golaghat district magistrate Dr P Uday Praveen imposed the ban under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure.

Accordingly, no heavy vehicles can be parked on the outskirts of the national highway for reasons other than technical glitches. Restrictions have also been imposed on public gatherings in safe animal corridors.

The use of bright lights at night has been banned in the areas of animal corridors in the district.

It is prohibited from playing loud sounds or music and honking loudly in the music system in the nine corridors or its adjoining areas.

These restrictions have been imposed with immediate effect. Violation of these orders will lead to action under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code, the order said.

Kaziranga National Park is one of the most famous park of the state which attracts thousands of International tourists every year from across the globe.

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