Elephant Festival will be held on April 6-7
Elephant Festival April 6-7
Elephant Festival will be held on April 6-7 at kaziranga National Park
President Drapadi Murmo will come to Kaziranga with two days program on 6th April. The President will take part in the Gauj Festival organized at Kazirangaa on 6th and 7th April.
The Kaziranga National Park is one of the oldest wildlife conservancy reserves of India, first notified in 1905 and constituted as a Reserved Forest in 1908 with an area of 228.825 sq. Km was specially established for the conservation and protection of the Greater One Horned Rhinoceros (Rhinoceros Unicornis) whose number was estimated at twenty pairs then.
Kaziranga was declared a Game Sanctuary in 1916 and opened to visitors in 1938.
It was declared a Wildlife Sanctuary in 1950 and notified as Kaziranga National Park in 1974 under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, of 1972, with an area of 429.93 sq. Km. which has now extended to 899 Sq. Km. subsequently.