Following the repeated killing of rhinos at the world heritage site Kaziranga, the AASU organised a citizens' meet on the premises of Kaziranga Convention Centre on Sunday. The meet was chaired by Jatin Bora, the vice-president of AASU and was attended by over a thousand people. In the meeting AASU adviser Dr Sammujjal Bhattacharyya opined that the State government must save Kaziranga by any means. Taking part in the meet, Saumayadeep Dutta of Natures Beckon said that the Forest department authorities were not up to their task in regard to protection of the fauna. On the other hand, several speakers urged for quick action to save Kaziranga. The other speakers were Arup Kr Dutta, Dr Umesh Deka, Dr Biren Barthakur, Arun Goswami, Nava Thakuria, AASU general secretary Tapan Kr Gohain etc. The speakers urged the Forest department to take immediate action to save the rhinos.

A joint team of forest personnel and police today arrested five linkmen of poachers from different places. They are Nagina Majhi of Majhina Hatikhuti TE, Dhiren Ingti and Biren Ingti of Engleng Pathar, Mauna Akhtar Ahmed alias Raj of Methoni TE and Md Manir Khan of Garubandha, Jakhalabondha. Raj is the son of the night chowkidar of Methoni TE and Manir is a tailor from Barjuri. It is pertinent to mention here that it is in the Methoni TE that the tragic killing of one female rhino took place.

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