World Rhino Day will be commemorated by the burning of rhino horns. There will be a total of 2,479 rhino horns destroyed. The rhino horns were examined by professionals and stored in the government treasuries of Morigaon, Barpeta, Mangaldai, Guwahati, Tezpur, Nagaon, Kaziranga, and Golaghat.
Apart from Asam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma, the occasion of the burning of rhino horns, set for Wednesday, will be a mega display with ten ministers, CEMs of BTC, KAAC, and top-level officials in attendance.
Forest minister Parimal Suklabaidya, panchayat & rural development minister Ranjeet Kumar Dass, agriculture minister Atul Bora, handloom & textile minister UG Brahma, and transport minister Chandra Mohan Patowary are among the ministers who will attend the event as guests of honour.