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Assam: Re-opening of Kaziranga put on hold.

The decision to reopen Kaziranga National Park has been put on hold as the park is submerged into the floodwater after heavy rainfall according to Parimal Suklabaidya, Minister of Fishery, excise, environment, and Forest, Assam Government.

“The Kaziranga National Park has witnessed four phases of floods in the last few months and the current floods are in the fifth phase now, “Parimal Suklabaidya.

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Our original to open Kaziranga for tourists is on hold right now. After the flood-waters Recede, then we will see, the Assam minister added.

Normally, the park reopens after the monsoon break at the end of October.

Earlier, the park was closed for a long time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Now the tourists will have to wait until the floods diminish in the park.

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