UDALGURI: The Assam forest staff, with the help of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) jawans, rescued a python in Udalguri district on Wednesday. The python was rescued from the Bogamati Deuchunga area near Bhergaon. Later, it was released in the Barnadi forest area.
A forest staff member of Udalguri district said that, with the help of SSB jawans, they safely rescued the python, which weighed about 100 kg. “We released it in the Barnadi forest area,” the forest staff said.
According to the Assam Forest Department, “The mission of the Department of Environment and Forests, Assam, is to protect and improve the environment, to safeguard the forests and wildlife of the State, to preserve and add new dimensions to the rich heritage of our composite culture, to protect and improve the natural environment, including forests, lakes, rivers and wildlife, and to have compassion for living creatures. It also encompasses opening up the forestry sector for income and employment generation among our people while conserving the priceless biodiversity of the state.” (ANI)