105 Dams to explore in India
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Alisagar is a park, tourist attraction and an irrigation project which is located in Nizamabad. The park was opened by the Nizam of Hyderabad in 1928. The forest spread along with the summer house, well laid out gardens, an island and hilltop guest house make it a favored getaway. Adding to the attraction is the deer park and facilities for trekking and water sports.
Bargi Dam in Jabalpur is constructed on the Narmada River and is one of the first completed dams in Madhya Pradesh which is 69 meters high. The magnificent picture of the Bargi Dam is a treat to the senses. It is also a good picnic spot and it comprises of two major irrigation projects, named Bargi Diversion Project and Rani Avantibai Lodhi Sagar Project.
The Bhimgoda Barrage also referred to as the Bhimgoda Weir or Bhimgoda Head Works, is a barrage on the Ganges River at Har ki Pauri near Haridwar in Haridwar district, Uttarakhand, India. Built as the headworks of the Upper Ganges Canal, an initial barrage was completed by 1854 and replaced twice; the final one completed in 1983. The primary purpose of barrage is irrigation but it also serves to provide water for hydroelectric power production and control floods.
Bhoothathankettu means "Fort created by monsters". The legend is that monsters planned to submerge a Shiva temple nearby by making a dam in the area. Their plan was deterred by Lord Shiva by faking approaching dawn, thereby causing the monsters to runaway fearing the arrival of light. The demons were supposed to roll the large boulders seen in the area to the river bed creating the dam.
This is a huge dam located in the heart of Indore constructed around the backwaters of River Narmada. A large number of lush green trees and small hills surround the place making it even more attractive. There is boating and so many other activites around the dam.