As a latest addition to its steps taken to fight the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Assam State Legal Services Authority (ASLSA) team in collaboration with biodiversity conservation and research organization, Aaranyak handed over 500 hand-made face-masks to the authority of Assam State Zoo and Botanical Garden, Guwahati on 15 May for distribution among its staff.

Members Secretary, ASLSA, Mr. Nayan Shankar Baruah said that due to their nature of work, the zoo staff form one of the vulnerable groups in the current situation.

Executive Chairman, ASLSA and Judge, Gauhati High Court, Mr. N. Kotiswar Singh addressed the informal meeting through video conference and appreciated the step as a humble gesture to show the concern for all in this difficult time. He advised to continue organizing more such web based programme to overcome the new challenges being thrown by the pandemic.

The brief interaction that held at the conference hall of the state zoo by adhering to all norms of social distancing in presence of a few senior judicial officers of ASLSA and District Legal Services Authority, Kamrup (M), DFO and other officers of the Zoo and Aaranyak executive members, emphasized on coordinated efforts to deal with issues of the Forest department as well as with wildlife crimes.

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