30 elephants, some calves, on a state highway that leads to NH31. The herd halted on the road surrounded by tea bushes of Gandrapara estate for nearly two hours. For those two hours, by the foresters. After Some hours, the herd of nine elephants entered the residential area near Jaldapara National Park early in the morning and lingered there till late evening as onlookers would not free the path that elephants could take to enter the Jaldapara forest. The elephants did not cause any harm to anyone.