The Manas National Park has been opened for tourists on Friday. Deputy Chief Executive Member of Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC), Khampa Borgayari has declared the park open followed by a cultural procession with elephant and different cultural programs.
The park has set open keeping in lieu with the wildlife week. The Park was declared as the World Heritage Site in 1986 by UNESCO.
A huge procession was taken out on the occasion. The colourful procession was participated by a large number of locals, elephants, members of different organizations and artistes.
Addressing the gathering, Borgoyari expected that this year visitors to the national park will increase manifold.
Borgoyari stated that the BTC administration with the help of State and Central Governments has taken several steps to improve the infrastructure of the park in order to increase the footfall of visitors.
The park has the facilities of elephant safari and jeep safari for tourists.