Rajib Gandhi National Park of Assam is now renamed Orang National Park.
CM Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma Tweet
Minister Pijush Hazarika told the reporter the Adivasi and tea tribes community had earlier met chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma with a request to rename the park as Orang National Park..
The Orang National Park is located on the northern bank of the river Brahmaputra in the Darrang and Sonitpur districts of Assam.
In 2001, the Tarun Gogoi-led government included the name of the former Prime minister Rajib Gandhi in the park.
Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi Tweet, ” 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”.