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Illegal saw mill seized

Acting on a tip-off a team of forest officials of Dhansiri Forest Division and 37 Bn SSB seized a saw machine and cache of valuable timber logs at Jhargaon near Khoirabari of Udalguri district on Saturday. Reportedly in a joint hunt of Dhansiri Forest Division of Nonai Range and another troop of 37 Bn SSB seized 1.447 cm valuable timber from a illegal mill and also seized two another saw machine and a little cache of timber from two different illegal mills." It was complained for long that such illegal saw mills were functioning in the area,and we were on a lookout for them", said a forest official.

 

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is an Independent journalist based in Assam. He has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications including The New York Times,Firstpost,The Telegraph. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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