Man-made pond attracts tourists

Updated:1 month, 3 weeks ago IST

Guwahati (Assam), Dec 23 (ANI): A man-made pond in Guwahati is pulling huge crowds of tourists from across the country. The pond, 'Digholi Pukhuri', meaning long pond in Assamese, is said to have been created by Bhagadatta, son of Naraka, a king of the Pragjyotisha kingdom by digging a canal from the mighty Brahmaputra River. It has been developed and maintained by the state tourism department to promote tourism. The pond is a favourite with tourists for boating and other recreational activities.

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