PANERI, June 19: Adhunik India Foundation organised an awareness cum item distribution meet to distribute food items to the victims of human-elephant conflicts near Indo-Bhutan border area at Basbari in Udalguri district.
In the meeting, Sr journalist, social worker and writer Hareswar Kalita distributed rice to affected persons present in the meeting. In his speech, he asked the villagers to join hands and tackle the elephant menace unitedly. He also said that the villagers should remain alert as to when the elephant herd enters their village. In the meeting, the affected persons also received financial assistance from Adhunik India Foundation. Villagers expect to provide all related help from forest department.