Unabated felling of trees cause for concern

The unabated illegal felling of valuable trees is threatening the existence of Dibru Saikhowa, a biosphere reserve in Tinsukia district. Sources said that mediapersons yesterday recovered 25 logs which have been illegally felled and kept hidden in Kaliapani ghat of river Guijan near Natun gaon under Guijan PS some 10 kms away from Tinsukia. The local people have alleged that the logs are illegally brought from Dibru Saikhowa and Dangari and have been kept concealed under water hyacinth.

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