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    7th Edition of Falcon Festival 2021 begins at golf course near Umrangso

    Published on November 20, 2021

    By Anup Biswas

    Haflong : The two-day long falcon festival organised by N C Hills Autonomous Council started with the inauguration by Chief Executive Member, N C Hills Autonomous Council Debolal Gorlosa in presence of huge gatherings on Friday.

    The festival is aimed to create awareness on protection and preservation of Amur Falcon which come here in new Tungbung area during October to November every year and stay for one month.

    CEM Gorlosa was accompanied by Executive Members, Nojit Hojai, Ratan Jarambusa, L Darnei, MAC J S Durung, Chief Conservator of Forest M Tungnung, Principal Secretary M Kemprai.

    In this connection a meeting was held wherein CCF Tungnung in his welcome speech informed that this year the number of birds were very large than that of earlier years which means the people have become aware of the protection of these birds as their guests.

    CEM Gorlosa said this festival was aimed to create awareness among the people of Dima Hasao and also of the other places about the “Amur Falcon” a kind of migratory birds that comes to the district once in year during the winter season. He has also Invited everyone to come & witness two Days of the festival and experience the cultural, traditional, ethnic cuisine, musical extravaganza.

    Joshringdao phonglo, convenor of falcon festival said this year people’s response is very encouraging. Tourists from various states are expected to attend the festival.

    Earlier all the guests were felicitated by traditional gamosa also released a memento of the Forest department.