The counting of rhinos has started from Saturday at Kaziranga National Park , a  World Heritage Site. The census will be held in the park on March 26, 27 and 28. Earlier, in 2018, a world famous Rhinoceros was found.

According to Ramesh Kumar Gogoi, DFO, National Parks, the census will be carried out with the help of foresters, experts and volunteers. According to the latest census conducted in 2018, the number of rhinos in Kaziranga National Park was 2413. According to the information received, the park has been divided into 84 compartments for the counting of rhinos this time. A total of 63 experts have been invited by the Kaziranga Horticulture Authority for this calculation. Elephant safaris will not be allowed from March 26 to 27 in all the forests of the park including Kanhara, Bagri, Agaratoli and Budhapahar forests for the tourists visiting the National Park. On the other hand, the frontier Agaratoli forests of the national park will be opened on March 26 for tourists for jeep safaris only, while the forests of Kanhara, Bagri and Budhapahar will be closed. The Agaratoli forest will be closed for tourists on March 27, although the forests of Kanhara, Bagri and Budhapahar will remain open. While on 28th March the Budhapahar forest area will be allowed jeep safari while the other forests will remain close.

It is worth mentioning that in 1965, for the first time in Kaziranga National Park, a survey for counting rhinoceros was conducted and in that census, 366 rhinoceroses were found.