Assam: Nearly 2500 rhino horns to be burnt publicly at Bokakhat today
In Assam, nearly 2500 rhino horns to be burnt publicly at Bokakhat today. Assam government has decided to destroy 2479 rhino horns while 94 horns will be preserved for academic purposes.
On the other hand, 50 horns would be kept aside for ongoing court cases.
Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, several ministers and senior forest department officials among others will be present at the event to be held at the Bokakhat public playground today.
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— Roar Wildlife News (@RoarWN) September 20, 2021