Lake/ River/ Ponds to explore in Gandhinagar
Gandhinagar city is a well planned city like Chandigarh. It had a literacy rate of 76.5% in 2001 which rose by an impressive 10 percentage points in 10 years to literacy rate of 85.78% in 2011.
Thol Lake is an artificial lake near Thol village . It was constructed as an irrigation tank in 1912. It is a fresh water lake surrounded by marshes. It was declared the Thol Bird Sanctuary in 1988; it is a habitat to 150 species of birds, about 60% are waterbirds. Many migratory birds nest and breed in the lake and its periphery.