Son Beel, Assam
About Son Beel
The beautiful and mesmerizing lake, Son Beel also called as Shon Bill is one of the largest lakes of Southern Assam’s Karimganj district. The most amazing thing about Son Beel is that it becomes a farm land for rice cultivation during winter till March and then the land fills with water and becomes a lake. The less depth of the lake makes it overflow during rainy season and the water meets Kushira River through Kakra River and flows to Bangladesh.
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Karimganj is one of the 33 districts of the Indian state of Assam. Karimganj city is both the administrative headquarters district and the biggest city of this district. It is located in Southern Assam and borders Tripura and the Sylhet Division of Bangladesh. It makes up the Barak Valley alongside Hailakandi and Cachar. These three districts were also previously part of the Greater Sylhet region before the Partition of India. It became a district in 1983.