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Assam government burns 2500 rhino horns Because you will be amazed to read!

As many as 2,500 rhinos have been burnt by the Assam government on the occasion of World Rhinoceros Day. It is said that this was done to dispel a misconception.

Today, September 22, is World Rhino Day. In fact on any such day respect, honor or remembrance is drawn about the person, event or animal concerned. But the Assam government has burnt not more than 2,500 rhino horns today. And these horns have been burnt on the occasion of this special day. The horns have been burnt in Bokakhat area of ​​Golaghat district of Assam. All this has been done near the Kaziranga Sanctuary and the Tiger Reserve. When the government announced the reason for this, everyone was surprised.

According to government figures, a total of 2,479 horns have been burnt. The 94 horns will be kept for research and training. Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sharma himself started the process of burning the horns from a helicopter. Himanta Biswa Sharma has given more information in this regard while posting on her Twitter account.

Why burn horns?

Himanta Biswa Sharma said in her tweet, “There is a perception that rhino horns are used as medicine. But that’s not true, it’s just a myth. The unicorn is not just a component of our biodiversity, it is a symbol of our heritage. ” The Assam government has said that the horns were set on fire to dispel misconceptions about rhino horns.

Assam has the highest number of horned rhinos in the world. Kaziranga, Manas and Orang National Parks are home to about 2600 unicorns.

 

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