Dholidhaja Dam

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Dholidhaja dam on Bhogavo River is located near Surendranagar city and in the urban area of Surendranagar Dudhrej Municipality in the state of Gujarat, India.

Purpose[edit]

It provides drinking and utility water to 3,00,000 to 4,00,000 people of Surendranagar, Wadhwan, Joravarnagar and Ratanpar.[1]

Tourism[edit]

On 26 January 2010, Narendra Modi, then Chief Minister of Gujarat, announced that Dholidhaja Dam will be developed as a tourist destination.

60,000 trees have been planted near the dam.

It has developed into a very good picnic spot.

Transport[edit]

It is located in the west of Surendranagar. Dholidhaja Dam can be reached via Muli Highway or via Dalmill-Khamisana Road.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Narmada water released into Dholi Dhaja dam in Surendranagar". The Times of India. Rajkot. TNN. June 23, 2012. Retrieved 2013-05-14. 

Coordinates: 22°42′50″N 71°34′20″E / 22.71389°N 71.57222°E / 22.71389; 71.57222