Jaysagar Dighi

Type: Lake
Contributed By: Nayeem ,Rifat Hasan Rony
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Brief

It is said that during the reign of kings, Jaysagar Dighi was excavated for collecting water for cattle. Historians claim that during reign of King Gopal Pal, this Dighi was excavated. Many fish farms have been established in this Dighi. This Dighi has a lease settlement with Grameen bank for 25 years. The tenure of lease is almost coming to an end. Adjacent to this Dighi there are several other Dighis. In addition to the huge reservoir, there are sufficient places to build the necessary infrastructure in place for the tourists. There are other dighis like Uday Dighi, Shaila Dighi, Dewan Pirer Mazar etc.

How to go

It is located in Raiganj Upazila of Sirajganj district. After reaching Sirajganj you may use CNG auto rickshaw or bus to reach there. For directions see http://bit.ly/1huEJ8C

How To Reach: Sirajganj District

It is approximately 127 km away from Dhaka. Jamuna Bridge, the largest bridge of Bangladesh is situated here. Through this bridge it is connected to Dhaka the capital and the eastern part of country with both road and railways. It is a river port also. Besides it has a well-developed connection with northern and southern Bangladesh also.

1. SI Enterprise:
Signboard, Abdullahpur Board Bazar, Uttara, Dhaka.
(West of Abdullahpur Bus Stand)
Contact: 01746-037071, 01711-944023

2. Hanif Enterprise
Main Counter: 167/22, Inner Circular Road, Arambagh, Dhaka.
Phone: 01713402671, 01713402631

Train to Sirajganj usually starts from Komlapur Station, Dhaka.

Where to Stay

Accommodation facilities in Sirajganj are as follows:

1. Armani Restora Complex, Mujib Shorok
2. Zila Porishod Dak banglo, JelaPorishod
3. Belkuchi Rest House, Shernagar, belkuchi
4. Highway Villa rest House, Solo Mile, Rayganj

Things to do

  1. Click pictures of the Dighi.
  2. Enjoy the scenic view of the nature.

Eating Facilities

If you are hungry you may search for fast food shops or restaurants nearby. You may also carry your own food.

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