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Tangla College students visit Kalaigaon park

More than 30 students of Tangla College with botany as major subject visited Kanaklata Das Bio-diversity Park at Kalaigaon on October 28.The members of the team studied various locally available species of plants,creepers, grasses including a few rare species namely -white sandal wood,red sandal wood, Ashoka,Arjunas,Bhairas etc.The members of the team also studied a few species of local plants with medicinal values.Students were delighted to watch thousands of water birds ,birds and species of fauna.It was known that the bio-diversity park was established in 2009  at a plot of land measuring 10 acres,which was donated by Freedom Fighter Late Pani Ram Das for the establishment of the man made forest for smaller animals and wild birds with a water tank of the size of 200 m X 100 m.The park had been attracting several species of water birds during last seven years.It also houses various species of reptiles and smaller wild animals namely-Cobra,mongoose,monitor lizard,patrige, python, tokay gecko,jungle fowl etc.The team was guided by Sarojini Talukdar,HOD,Dept of Botany;Anima Bhuan,HOD,Dept of Zoology;Anaru Boro, Associate professor,Dept of Botany,Tangla College.

 

 

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