Q. “Raimona National Park” is recently seen in news is located at?

[A] Arunachal Pradesh

[B] Assam

[C] Tamil Nadu

[D] Himachal Pradesh

Answer: B

Explanation: The “last remaining stretches” of the Assam Valley tropical wet evergreen forests have become Assam’s seventh National Park.

  • The State government notified Dihing Patkai as a National Park, four days after creating the 422-sq. km Raimona National Park in western Assam’s Kokrajhar district.
  • Assam now has the third most National Parks after the 12 in Madhya Pradesh and nine in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, forest officials said.
  • The five older National Parks in the State are Kaziranga, Manas, Nameri, Orang and Dibru-Saikhowa.

Source: https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/dihing-patkai-is-assams-7th-national-park/article34770343.ece