Sonitpur is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. The district headquarters are located at Dispur. The district occupies an area of 5324 km² and has a population of 1,677,874 (as of 2001). Districts are a form of local government in several countries. ... Assam (à¦ à¦¸à¦®) is a northeastern state of India with its capital at Dispur. ... Dispur is the capital of Assam, a state in northeast India. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...
A total of six elephants, four at Sonitpurdistrict and one each at Goalpara and Golaghat have been killed so far in the first week of October alone.
However, it is learnt from unofficial sources that altogether 23 wild elephants were killed in Sonitpurdistrict during this period.
Experts from Assams College of Veterinary Science under the Assam Agricultural University had confirmed, after examining parts of the carcasses of nine elephants killed inside Nameri National Park last year, that spraying of organo phosphates in the water sources and on the fodder of the elephants was the cause of their death.
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