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Assam: 3 more illegal band saw mills dismantled in Barpeta by forest officials

Assam: 3 more illegal band saw mills dismantled in Barpeta by forest officials

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GUWAHATI: The Kamrup West Division forest personnels have seized three more band sawmills in riverine areas of Nagarbera today.

On Monday, two illegal band saw mills were detected and seized by the Forest Range Officer (FRO) at Barpeta Road in Barpeta district.

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The FRO and his personnel seized the band saw mills operating at Banglai village under Sarbhog Beat Office and brought under the departmental safe custody.

Parimal Suklabaidya, the Minister for Environment and Forest, has issued strict directive to the officials of the department to intensify drive against illegal band saw mills.

Following his directive, scores of saw mills operating illegally have been dismantled.

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