Barua Sagar Tal
The lake in 1882
Location of Barua Sagar lake in Uttar Pradesh
Barua Sagar Tal
LocationBarua Sagar, Uttar Pradesh
Coordinates25°22′05″N 78°44′53″E / 25.368°N 78.748°E / 25.368; 78.748Coordinates: 25°22′05″N 78°44′53″E / 25.368°N 78.748°E / 25.368; 78.748
Typeartificial lake
Basin countriesIndia

Barua Sagar Tal is a large lake situated in Barua Sagar near Jhansi in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

History

It is a large lake created about 260 years ago by Raja Udit Singh of Orchha, who built the embankment.[1] According to reports in media, the dam is claimed to be built around 1694 A.D. [2] The beautiful temple Jarai-ka-Math, and the historic forts of Bundelkhand are nearby attractions.

References

  1. ^ "Jhansi Official website". Jhansi.nic.in. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  2. ^ "The Hindu report/video on dams". thehindu.com. Retrieved 12 August 2019.