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| Last Updated:: 02/01/2015

Meghalaya

 

Thadlaskein Lake

Jaintia Hills District

 

 

It is an artificial lake Thadlaskein which is fed by an perennial spring. According to the legend, the chieftain Sajar Nangli had a difference with the king of Jaintiapur. Before fleeing the kingdom, he and his followers dug the present l day lake with their bows as a memorial. The lake is still revered by the people and sacrifices are offered. It is also a popular recreational site for the locals.

 

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Umhang Lake

Jaintia Hills District

 

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This lake is situated in the village of Wataw (Bataw) overlookinig the plains of Bangladesh. It is surrounded by thick forests. The legend has it that there was a sage  named Sajar Nangli who created this artificial lake. The villagers of Wataw pay reverence to this lake and even conduct sacrifices annually.

 

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Jarain Pitcher Plant Lake

 

This beautiful lake can be found at Jarain, in Amlarem subdivision of War-Jaintia region. It is  the home of the carnivorous pitcher plant -- Nepenthenes Khasiana. It is a popular location for boat rides and attracts a number of visitors. The area has been attractively remodelled.

 

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