The Orang National Park in northern Assam, believed to have about two dozen tigers, is under threat from encroachers. The encroachers have been particularly targeting the south-eastern portion of the park with the authorities resorting to lathicharge and lobbing of teargas shells to drive them away.
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The entire North-East India and Bengal will face more problems in near future as the geographical variations on the coastal lines of Bangladesh is posing the threat of its total extinction in the future. When the crores of Bangladeshis enter the NE India and Bengal adjacent to its borders, what would happen to the demographic position of this land?
Riot-hit farmers keep away from fields; vegetable prices soar Rabindra Singha is staring at a bleak future. His 1.6 hectares (ha) in Rowta Bagan village are lying uncultivated. He lost his yield last year in riots that broke out in Udalguri district of lower Assam in October.