A village in central #Assam ’s Kaliabor area performed the last rites of a wild elephant that became a part of their lives after it met with an accident three years ago.
G Gogoi, Congress MP from Kaliabor (Assam) writes to Environment & Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar seeking intervention in the matter of transportation of "4 elephant for Jagannath Yatra in Ahmedabad". Letter states "Elephants may suffer from acute skin infection & dehydration"
Congress releases third list of 18 candidates (5 Assam, 8 Telangana, 2 Meghalaya and 1 each for Nagaland, Sikkim & UP) for the upcoming LS polls. Sushmita Dev to contest from Silchar, G Gogoi to contest from Kaliabor, Mukul Sangma to contest from Tura & Tanuj Punia from Barabanki
#Assam : 2 arrested in Kaliabor, after they killed a leopard by feeding it poisoned meat. The men later ate the leopard, its skin, teeth & bones have also been recovered.