Assam Officially Declares Dihing Patkai as 7th National Park
On 9th June 2021, The Government of Assam has officially declared the Dihing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary as a National Park. Now, Assam state has the third-highest National Parks in India, after Madhya Pradesh is at the top of the list with 12 National Parks and, followed by, Andaman and Nicobar Islands has 9 National Parks.
About Dehing Patkai National Park
Location – Dibrugarh and Tinsukia, Assam
Area – 231.65 km2 (89.44 sq mi)
Established – 2004
- Dehing Patkai National Park is located in the Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts of Assam.
- It has an area of 231.65 km2 (89.44 sq mi) rainforest.
- In 2020, Assam Govt planned to upgrade it into a national park now, officially declared it.