DehingPatkai Wildlife Sanctuary To Become A National Park

  • 13 Jul 2020

  • The government of Assam has decided to upgrade the DehingPatkai Wildlife Sanctuary into a national park, located within the larger DehingPatkai Elephant Reserve.
  • The wildlife sanctuaries are protected areas which permit some activities such as grazing but national parks require complete protection status under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.
  • After upgradation, DehingPatkai will be the 6th national park in Assam others being Kaziranga, Nameri, Manas, Orang and Dibru-Saikhowa.