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Bakreshwar River

Bakreshwar River
Location
CountryIndia
StateJharkhand, West Bengal
CityBakreshwar
Physical characteristics
Discharge 
 ⁃ locationKopai River

The Bakreshwar River is a tributary of the Mayurakshi River. It originates in Santhal Parganas division of Jharkhand.[1] It then flows through Birbhum district and meets the Kopai River. The combined waters flow into the Mayurakshi River in Murshidabad district.[2]

Neel Nirjan

When traveling along the Panagarh–Morgram Highway one has to turn left a little after Dubrajpur for Bakreshwar Thermal Power Station and its reservoir named Neel Nirjan (meaning blue solitude). It is gaining in popularity as a tourist spot.[3] The thermal power station is near Chinpai.

Irrigation

Bakreshwar canal provides irrigation.[1]

External links

References

  1. ^ a b Selim, Mohammad, Irrigation Projects in Birbhum District,Paschim Banga, February 2006, (in Bengali), Birbhum special issue, p. 151, Information and Culture department, Govt. of West Bengal
  2. ^ "Birbhum District". District Administration. Archived from the original on 20 February 2009. Retrieved 18 February 2009.
  3. ^ Sarkar, Joydeep, Paryatan Boichitre Birbhum Jela, Paschim Banga, p. 200