HOD of Life Science and Bioinformatics and Dean, School of Life Sciences department, Assam University Dr. Sarbani Giri rescued a turtle from the market. When she went to buy fish from the market, she suddenly noticed that a man was selling a turtle by cutting it into pieces.
Without waiting for even a minute she offered the man Rs. 4000 and decided to buy the turtle alive. Accordingly the man sold the turtle and after returning back home she informed Cachar Forest Division, Silchar to safeguard and carefully release it to its natural habitat.
the forest department thanked her for saving a life and also decided to create awareness along with fishermen in order to protect aquatic animals.