Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudeva of Isha Foundation formally opened the Kaziranga National Park (KNP) for tourists for the forthcoming season on 24th September 2022. Elephant safari and jeep safari in the park were closed in May due to the monsoon. Sadhguru and the chief minister, accompanied by Tourism Minister Jayanta Malla Baruah, also undertook a jeep safari at the park.
The chief minister and Sadhguru also unveiled three statues of rhinoceros at Mihimukh area of the park. These statues have been created using the ashes from burning seized rhino horns on September 22, 2021. The state had created history when a stockpile of 2,479 rhino horns was consigned to flames to send a strong message to poachers.
The chief minister on behalf of the state government and Sadhguru, representing the Isha Foundation, also signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the sustainable use of soil for agricultural practices.