3,400 hectares of forest land cleared of encroachment in Assam from 2016-20, says Minister

The Assam government has cleared over 3,400 hectares of forest land of encroachments from 2016-2020, Environment and Forest Minister Parimal Suklabaidya said on Sunday. A total of 915.05 hectares of land have been cleared of encroachment between April and June 23 this year, he said. The Forest Department has destroyed 2,960 illegal structures in reserve …

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