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Assam Current Affairs – August 2017

Assam Current Affairs – August 2017

Assam forest dept deploys excavators to evict illegal encroachers from Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary
Assam forest department deployed around 10000 security and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) personnel, 20 elephants and 20 excavators to evict 1400 families that have been encroaching upon Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary on the northeastern fringe of Guwahati. The sanctuary is spread over 78.64 sq km.

About Assam (Overview)

Assam is a state in northeastern India, south of the eastern Himalayas along the Brahmaputra river and Barak Valley. 

  • Country - India
  • Statehood Attained- 26 January 1950
  • Capital - Dispur
  • Districts - 33
  • Governor - Jagdish Mukhi
  • Chief Minister - Sarbananda Sonowal (BJP)
  • Legislature - Unicameral (126 seats)
  • Parliamentary constituency - 14
  • High Court - Gauhati High Court
  • Total Area -  78,438 km2 (30,285 sq mi)
  • Area rank - 17th in India
  • Total Population (2011 census) - 31,205,576
  • Human Development Index (HDI) - 0.598 (medium)
  • HDI rank - 15th in India (2016)
  • Literacy - 72.19% (19th in India)
  • Official languages - Assamese, Bodo and Bengali
  • State song - O mor aponar dex
  • State motto - Zoy ai axom 
  • State Literary Society - Axom Xahityo Xobha
  • State festival - Bihu
  • State dance - Bihu nas(Bihu dance)
  • State flower - Kopou phul(Foxtail Orchids)
  • State tree - Hollong(Dipterocarpus macrocarpus)
  • State animal - Gor (One-horned rhinoceros)
  • State bird - Deo haah (White-winged wood duck)



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  1. RASHID AHMED
    September 22, 2017

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