Orang National Park

Chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma-led Assam Cabinet on Wednesday removed the name of Rajiv Gandhi (former Prime Minister) from Assam’s Orang National Park.

“Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park to be renamed as Orang National Park, taking cognizance of the demands of Adivasi and tea tribe communities,” chief minister Sarmna tweeted while sharing the decisions of the Assam Cabinet.

The Cabinet also decided that to appoint sportspersons boxing champion Jamuna Boro and archery champion Sanjay Boro as Excise Inspectors

“Appointment letters will be given to them on September 3, which will be observed as State Sports Day on the occasion of Arjun Bhogeswar Baruah’s birthday,” Sarma tweeted.

The Assam Cabinet approved the appointment of specialist neurosurgeon Dr Sambuddha Dhar in Silchar Medical College & Hospital.

While expressing displeasure at the decision of the Assam Cabinet, Congress leader and Kaliabor MP Gaurav Gogoi on his Twitter handle said if the Congress forms the next government in Assam it would cancel the decision of the BJP government.

“When the next Congress Government is formed in the state of Assam, on the first day we will cancel the decision of the BJP government to remove the name of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi from the Orang National Park. Indian culture teaches us to respect martyrs unlike RSS,” Gaurav Gogoi tweeted.

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