Tuirial Dam - Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Tuirial Dam
Tuirial dam is an earth fill and gravity dam on the River Sonai near Kolasib in the state of Mizoram in India. The primary purpose of the dam is hydroelectric power production. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the 60 MW Tuirial Hydro Electric Project .project costing Rs 913 crore in 2010. The Project was inaugurated by Narendra Modi on 16 December 2017.
Attractions Near Tuirial Dam
Serlui B dam, is an earthfill and gravity dam on the Serlui river 12 km from Bilkhawthlir Village near the Kolasib district in the state of Mizoram in India. has three units, each with a capacity to generate 4 MW of power . Plans were made by the Mizoram Tourism Department to develop tourist infrastructure since the area near the dam is thickly forested with a 53 km scenic lake in the middle of it. The tourist Lodge is Serlui B Dam was inaugurated on 23 June 2018.
Satindra Mohan Dev Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium situated at Silchar, Assam. It was earlier known as the District Sports Association Stadium. After extensive upgrade of facilities, it was renamed after the father of Sri Santosh Mohan Dev. The stadium is used for football and cricket and has a capacity of around 30,000
A martyr's tomb, known as the Shahid Minar was erected in Silchar in the memory of the martyrs. This tomb stone shelter the ashes of the braves who chose death for their right to get formal education in their mother tongue in their free country. In 2011, Gopa Dutta Aich unveiled a bronze bust of Kamala Bhattacharya in the premises of the Chhotelal Seth Institute under the initiative of Shahid Kamala Bhattacharya Murti Sthapan Committee.
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.
Being one of the most visited attractions in Tamenglong, the Barak Waterfalls is a must visit which accompanies seven other waterfalls that are located at a close range adding beauty to the place. Also, the Barak river that flows is a major source of irrigation and water to the locals of the district. The locals of Tamenglong and the tourists visiting the place can easily spend quality time by day picnicking on the banks of the river which is the best way to spend a holiday.
The Kachari kingdom was a powerful kingdom ruled by the Dimasa King. The Dimasa kachari kingdom and others that developed in the wake of the Kamarupa kingdom were led by chieftains of indigenous communities of Assam and are examples of indigenous state formations in Medieval Assam. Remnants of the Dimasa kingdom lingered until the advent of the British, and this kingdom gave its name to two districts in Assam: Cachar and North Cachar Hills.
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Kolasib district is one of the eight districts of Mizoram state in India. It is the smallest district in Mizoram with an area of 1,386 km2 . The district is bounded on the north and northwest by Hailakandi district of Assam state, on the west by Mamit district,