Wednesday, February 1, 2023

PM Modi appreciates Assam Govt’s Rhino conservation efforts

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday appreciated the rhino conservation efforts of the Assam government. In his ‘’Maan Ki Baat’’ address, the Prime Minister asserted that poaching of rhino in Assam has declined considerably over the last eight years, reports The Sentinel Assam.
He said that as compare to 37 rhino deaths in 2013, only 2 rhinos were poached in 2022 and only one in 2021.
‘’”I congratulate the people of Assam for showing the way when it comes to animal conservation through collective efforts,’’ he added. Reacting on the same, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma stated that efforts will continue to eliminate the menace of poaching. ‘’Today’s #MannKiBaat is special for Assam. Adarniya PM Sri @narendramodi did not only acknowledge role of people in anti-poaching efforts but also made us nostalgic by playing Kaziranga song of Sudhakontho Bhupen Hazarika, a perennial inspiration for Assam. Shows PM’s love for us,’’ Himanta tweeted.
In another tweet, the Assam CM said, ‘’We’re immensely motivated by Hon PM Sri @narendramodi’s recognition of our efforts on single-horned Rhino conservation. GoA with support of people shall ensure that menace of poaching of our precious icon is completely eliminated. Guidance of Adarniya PM is precious’’.

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