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MONGAL GHATOWAL Recipient of Mark Shand Mahout Awards, 2014 - Assam
10 months 6 days ago

Starting o as a grass cutter in Assam Forest department, Mongal Ghatowal, now a reputed and retired ‘Mahout’ is a highly respected individual and is known for his love for elephants.

MONGAL GHATOWAL Recipient of Mark Shand Mahout Awards, 2014 - Assam
10 months 1 week ago

Starting o as a grass cutter in Assam Forest department, Mongal Ghatowal, now a reputed and retired ‘Mahout’ is a highly respected individual and is known for his love for elephants.

BHUMIDHAR DEKA  Recipient of Mark Shand Mahout Awards, 2014 - Assam
10 months 3 weeks ago

Bhumidhar is a skilled forest worker who has been serving as a mahout in Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary since 2011. Deka is an expert in Rhino behavior, and he begun working in Pabitora in 1993.

PURNA CHANDRA RABHA Recipient of Mark Shand Mahout Awards, 2014 - Assam
10 months 1 week ago

Purna Chandra began as a Mahout back in 1945. Back then, a young Purna started o by being an assistant to the trainer mahout. He then learnt the art of handling and interacting with elephants.

PURNA CHANDRA RABHA Recipient of Mark Shand Mahout Awards, 2014 - Assam
10 months 3 weeks ago

Purna Chandra began as a Mahout back in 1945. Back then, a young Purna started o by being an assistant to the trainer mahout. He then learnt the art of handling and interacting with elephants.

DR. KASHMIRA KAKATI receiving the Ecological Restoration Awards, 2014 - Assam
10 months 5 days ago

Born and brought up in Assam, Dr. Kashmira Kakati is a Wildlife Biologist working towards safeguarding a patch of 500 km² of rainforest in Jeypore-Dehing lowlands which includes Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam.

The elephants at the construction site in Balipara in Sonitpur district on Wednesday. Picture by UB Photos
10 months 3 weeks ago

Three wild elephants were injured at the construction site of the Patanjali Mega Herbal and food park in Sonitpur district, while two...

JADHAV PAYENG receiving the Ecological Restoration Awards, 2013 - Assam
10 months 3 weeks ago

Jadhav ‘Mulai’ Payeng belongs to the ‘Mishing’ tribe (one of the largest ethnic groups of Assam).

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