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Assam Officially Declares Dihing Patkai as 7th National Park

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.

Also Read: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma Declared Raimona Reserve Forest as Sixth National Park in State

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.

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