Villagers relocate to make way for elephants and keep clear an important elephant corridor. An historical important gesture for conservation.
“The Karbi people will create history in the field of environmental conservation by this unique gesture.
We have to learn to live with the animals and I’m proud that the Karbis are showing the way to the world,” Recho Harsing Ronghang, the 40th king of Karbi Anglong, said while laying the foundation stone of Ram Terang village near Bogijan, about 300km from Guwahati, yesterday.
The project has been undertaken by the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) with support from other NGOs including the UK based Elephant Family, partner of Elephant Action League.
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