Kaziranga Field Director, P Sivakumar said since the tiger was old, it possibly could not hunt in the wild and strayed out looking for livestock.
Forest officials blamed community fishing, organised as a part of the celebration of harvest festival Bhogali Bihu, for the incidents.
After news about the man’s death spread, the locals became furious and resorted to arson.
The Chief Minister said the green cover data was based on a report of the Forest Survey of India.
Once completed, this will possibly be India’s longest flyover. Officials of the park said the flyover would help secure the free movement of the animals.
Starting even before the monsoon, the Brahmaputra and 100 of its tributaries have breached their banks in the last 10 weeks.