Santragachi Jheel, Howrah

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Just a 20 minute drive from the center of Kolkata lies a 13,75,000 square feet lake, known as the Santragachi Jheel. Winter months (October to March) draw 4000 to 5000 ducks and moorhens to this safe haven. What is really the key feature of Santragachi is the protection that these birds receive at this small lake. Unless you visit Santragachi and see the unconcerned way in which the normally wary birds move about, you can never appreciate the miracle of Santragachi. And the credit goes to the Indian Railways who own and maintain the lake ( Water Hyacinths are a major problem) and more particularly to the local residents who take pride in protecting the birds.
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  • Small but beautiful jheel it is. The birds near it are very beautiful. Love the nature here. Cool place.  more »
  • Here you can come for the peace of mind and specially in the evening.many birds from different areas gather here to make it more attractive  more »
  • a lake surrounded by common people. beside a busy railway station. if you get down at santragachi bus stop,then come to the rail station and cross the overbridge.on the other side of the station you w...  more »

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