Green tribunal raps Assam over animal deaths in Kaziranga
Green Tribunal (NGT) has slammed the Assam government over a large number of animal deaths in Kaziranga National Park due to accidents on highways. Most animal deaths occur in the famous national park due to traffic movement on the National Highway-37 that passes through the home of the famous one-horned rhinoceros. NGT has directed the BJP government to submit a status report on the installation of sensoroperated automated traffic barriers and vehicles with interceptor speed sensors by December 15, the next date of hearing. It also sought a report on the exact number of animal casualties so far due to road accidents on the national highway.