Guwahati, Oct 2 (PTI) The Kaziranga National Park and the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, famous for their one-horned rhinos, were thrown open to tourists today, officials said.Also Read - Fire Breaks Outs at Paediatric Ward of a Hospital in Assam, All 12 Children Rescued Without Injuries

Assam Forest Minister Pramila Rani Brahma in presence of Agriculture Minister Atul Bora reopened the Kaziranga National Park for tourists at the Kohora range, a forest official said. Also Read - Assam Family Celebrates Specially-abled Son's Birthday on Newly-built Flyover, Trolled After Pics Go Viral | Full Story

Assam Water Resources Minister Keshav Mahanta opened the Bagori range of the park spread across Golaghat, Nagaon and Sonitpur districts in the state, the official said. Also Read - Assam Govt Releases Guidelines For Chhath Puja And Raas Festival | Complete SOPs Here

The Kaziranga Jeep Safari Association took out a procession to mark the opening of the tourist season, the official said.

Forest officials also reopened the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Morigaon district today, he said.

All wildlife parks and sanctuaries in Assam were closed during the monsoon.

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