Assam will welcome The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge– Prince William and Princess Catherine in the days to come. Their visit coincides with the spring festival of 'Rongali Bihu.' The couple will feast on Assamese delicacies such as pithas and larus.
Assam CM has expressed how happy and honoured he is with the royal couple's visit especially since they will make a special effort to see the Kaziranga National Park. They will also enjoy a jeep safari inside the park itself.
The royal couple have a keen interest on seeing how communities live in such close proximity to the animals in the park. In a statement by the British High Commission, they expressed how they wish to discuss protection of the animals from poachers who constantly target rhinos.
The banned ULFA (I) has come out with a statement welcoming the couple to Kaziranga and hopes that their visit with help curb the poaching problems that have plagued the rhinoceroses in the region.
The couple will arrive at Tezpur airport on April 12.