World Rhino Day: Assam CM Vows Commitment Towards Rhino Conservation
On World Rhino Day, Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma Emphasizes Rhino Conservation and Government's Achievements.
GUWAHATI: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma marked World Rhino Day with a passionate declaration about the cherished role of rhinos in the state's abundant faunal biodiversity.
On this important occasion for the state, CM Sarma emphasized that rhinos hold a special place in the identity of Assam and reiterated the government's unwavering commitment to their preservation.
In a statement shared through social media platform X, CM Sarma stated, "Rhinos, synonymous with the identity of Assam, are cherished members of the State's rich faunal biodiversity."
Furthermore, CM Sarma highlighted the government's dedication to safeguarding these majestic creatures. He affirmed that the protection of rhinos has been a top priority for the Government of Assam. Notably, the state has made significant and sustained efforts in recent years to ensure the safety and conservation of rhinos, he said.
One remarkable achievement highlighted by CM Sarma is the remarkable reduction in rhino poaching cases in the state. He proudly mentioned that Assam has achieved a milestone of zero poaching cases involving rhinos for the first time in recent history.
On World Rhino Day, CM Sarma called upon citizens to unite in the cause of rhino conservation. He urged everyone to take a pledge to champion the preservation of these iconic animals, who are rightly regarded as the pride of Assam.
"The protection of this magnificent animal has been a top priority of Govt of Assam and in the last few years, we have made consistent efforts in this regard which has resulted in zero poaching cases of rhinos in the State for the first time," he said.
"On World Rhino Day, let's take a pledge to always champion the cause of saving rhinos, the pride of Assam!" he added.
World Rhino Day serves as a poignant reminder of the need to continue these conservation efforts to secure a brighter future for rhinos in Assam.