Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR)

Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) 

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The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has taken suo motu cognisance of a report on the mowing down of three elephants by a goods train at Buxa Tiger Reserve.Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR)

About Buxa Tiger Reserve

  • Buxa Tiger Reserve is a tiger reserve and national park in northern West Bengal.
  • Buxa Tiger Reserve was created in 1983 as the 15th tiger reserve in India.
  • Buxa Tiger Reserve lies in the Alipurduar district of West Bengal.
  • Its northern boundary runs along the international border with Bhutan.
  • The Sinchula hill range lies all along the northern side of BTR and the eastern boundary touches that of the Assam state

Source – PIB

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