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Durga puja is knocking the door. Bangladesh will also observe Durga Puja. I welcome all my Indian friends to visit Durgapur, a very beautiful tourist spot in Bangladesh.

Durgapur is subdistrict in Netrokona district. It's the most beautiful tourist destination of Bangladesh.

Just look the heaven on earth.

A heavenly natural beauty
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A heavenly natural beauty


Birishiri located at Shushong Durgapur Thana of the Netrokona District about 175 km north from Dhaka. It's a wonderful place with river, garo, ceramic hills, small mountains and the green countryside.

The main attraction of Birishiri is the ceramic hill of Durgapur and the picturesque landscape along the Shomeshwari River. It's not only blessed by the above, is also reach in ethnic culture as there are many ethnic groups like - Hajong, Garo, Achik and Mandi etc lives here.

There is also an ethnic museum at Birishiri. One of the most heavenly places off the beaten track, Birishiri is a favorite amongst all tourists who love nature and adores scenic natural beauty.



There are many ethnic groups in Netrokona District such as Banai tribe, Garo tribe, Hajong tribe, etc. There is an ethnic museum in Birishiri where tourists can have a glimpse of the beautiful and rich history of the tribal people. Birishiri indeed can offer all tourists who visit the place a genuine experience.

Apart from the natural beauty, Birishiri has many places which tourists can visit. The beautiful palace of Susang King, the Dasha Busha Temple, Ramakrishna Temple near Kulapara, Baba Loknath's temple.

The view from the hill is purely subliminal; a fantastic scenic beauty will be observed by the tourists that can only be experienced as words fall short of the description of how beautiful a view tourist will see from the top of the China Matir Pahar.


China Matir Pahar at Durgapur
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China Matir Pahar at Durgapur


Hill of China Clay located at Bijoypur, Durgapur in Netrokona District. Netrakona is situated in the northern part of Bangladesh, near the Meghalayan border. Along with enjoying the blue lake of birisiri, you can explore the china clay hill around the lake area.



There are several hillocks around the lake. You can climb few of those to get the feelings of hiking.

The reason behind exploring the clay hill is its colorful soil. You'll possibly find almost every color there from the rainbow. Sometimes you might feel that the soil was burnt or something like that, but it's the natural clay having such color.



Explore Durgapur Netrokona Bangladesh – Piece of Heaven on Earth
Cox Gazette | RIFAT TABASSAM August 4, 2020, 12:45 PM
Explore Durgapur Netrokona Bangladesh – Piece of Heaven on Earth

RIFAT TABASSAM।।
Nature purifies our soul by releasing stress. It is said that we should visit a new place every year. However, it may not be possible to plan a luxury tour when you work six days a week. If you want to experience the divine beauty of pinkish hills, blue water ponds and a sinuous river but can hardly afford more than a day, visit Durgapur. This heavenly place is located in the North region of Bangladesh. Falling near the border area of India, Durgapur holds the reminiscent touch of the Meghalaya hills. Though not promoted like other tourist spots of Bangladesh, Durgapur is one of the most beautiful places in Bangladesh.
Durgapur Upazila falls under Netrokona district in Bangladesh. Durgapur is enriched with versatile topography. This remote area of Bangladesh attracts the outdoor enthusiast from within and outside the country for its mesmerizing natural beauty. The most popular tourist spots of Durgapur includes Shomeshwari River, China Clay Hill, China Clay Lake, Ranikhong Church, Hajong Mata Roshimoni Monument, Cultural Academy (Palace of Maharaja Susang), Tribal community of Hazong people, Garo village, Dasha Busha Temple, Ramkrisna Temple, Bijoypur Border, Orange Forest, Kongsha River, Gajarie Forest, etc. Stay with us to know some fascinating details about these places.
Shomesshori River Birishiri Bangladesh

Shomesshori River, Susang Durgapur, Netrokona, Bangladesh
Stepping on the soil of Durgapur, the enchanting beauty of Shomeshwari River will steal your mind. Not to mention, it is one of the most stunning rivers of Bangladesh. Originating from Garo Hill, under Garo-Khasi range at Meghalaya in India, this hilly river entered the country through Bijoypur border, Netrokona. You have to cross the Shomeshwari River by boat to explore different places in Durgapur. With the change of seasons, this magical river Shomeshwari brings changes in this landscape. Monsoon rains make this river unruly, but blossoms its beauty in full. The photogenic beauty of this undulating river at the backdrop of Meghalaya hills will remain in your mind forever. However, during the winter the water dries up almost!
Ceramic Hill area is another unforgettable natural treasure of Durgapur. In several places you will find hills built with China Clay soil. Ceramic Hills at Birishiri Union in Durgapur Upazila have acquired a significant reputation among travellers around the world. These clay hillocks are also available around the Limestone Lake at Kulagora union. These hills are also known as China Matir Pahar or China Clay Hills. What makes these hills stand out from general hills is their amazing pinkish colored soil. The secret behind this exclusive appearance is the special chemical composition of the soil. Since 1960, Ceramic companies had been excavating at Birishiri to collect the ingredients for ceramic objects and crockeries. You can hike these Ceramic hills to add some thrills in your trip. What is more? During the rainy season blue water is stored at the valleys of these hills making the whole environment blissfully romantic.
Clay Lake Birishiri Netrokona Bangladesh

Limestone Lake Birishiri Netrokona - Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Want to spend some tranquil moments beside a picturesque blue water pond at the backdrop of pinking hills? You will find such a paradise called 'Limestone Lake' at Kulagora union in Durgapur Upazila of Netrokona District. The heart-touching scenic beauty of this divine blue water will pacify your soul taking you far away from the humdrum of hectic city life. This Limestone Lake is also known as Neel pukur, China Matir Lake, China Clay Lake, etc. The mystery behind its exclusive blue water is the presence of chemical compounds specially Copper Sulphate in the soil. However, being mesmerized by the beauty of this pond, don’t try to jump in the water. This Limestone Lake is fairly deep, so any attempt for swimming can cost your life.
While planning your itinerary at Durgapur, don’t miss the BGB camp located adjacent to the Bangladesh-India border at Bijoypur Netrokona. From this place you can enjoy the mind-blowing cloud-hugging green mountains of Meghalaya in India. Not to mention, here you can enjoy the thrill of visiting a foreign land without a passport or visa. As the BGB Camp is standing beside the Shomesshori River, you can take a boat trip to view the surrounding place.
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Hills of Netrokona - Image Credit Wikipedia
During your journey towards Bijoypur BDR Camp, you will find Hajong Roshimoni Monument which was built as a remembrance of the courageous sacrifice of Hajong Roshimoni. Looking back to history during British empires the Zamindar used to own all lands of this area. The poor farmers were permitted to cultivate the lands, but were forced to pay their yield which made them economically handicapped. In 1938 the ethnic farmers of Netrokona and Mymensingh created a collective movement called Tonk Andolon under the leadership of Roshimoni. In 1946, Roshimoni Hajong was mercilessly killed by the dictator. Though looking simple, this monument inspires the people and the tourists to stand against oppression.
Hajong Roshimoni Monument Netrokona Bangladesh

Hajong Roshimoni Monument - Picture Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Near BGB camp you can visit Orange hill, which is another tourist attraction of Durgapur. Moreover, at the vicinity of BGB Camp, you can spend some time at Ranikhong Church. This holy place was built around 1910 to 1915. Standing over a small hillock, this historical church attracts both the pious minds and the tourists.
In Durgapur you can observe the lifestyle of two ethnic groups – Hajong and Garo. To know more about the culture and history of these ethnic groups, you can visit the Tribal Cultural Academy – former palace of Maharaja (King) Susang – at Birishiri in Durgapur.
How to Reach Durgapur:
Starting the journey from Dhaka, you can reach Durgapur by bus, train or private transport. From Mohakhali bus stand of Dhaka, you can take a bus heading towards Birishiri. The journey will take around 7 hours. The last few hours can be very tough, as the road is quite bumpy near Birishiri. However, the train journey is comparatively more comfortable than the bus ride. Reaching at Kamalapur Railway Station, catch the train on the Dhaka – Jharia route. This journey by train usually takes around 10 to 11 hours. Dropping at Jharia station, you can hire a local transport to reach your desired tourist spots. Usually it takes one day to visit all places in Durgapur.
 
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hope bangladesh change some of these names as they sound more hindutva types.
These types of Hindutva names of places are everywhere in Bangladesh. It's our history. We are not ready to change historical names.

My native district name is Lakshmipur. It's named after Devi Lakshmi . We will not change the name.

Durgapur is really beautiful place. You are welcome to visit there. Bangladesh is not all about Dhaka. We have some amazing tourist spots.
 
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hope bangladesh change some of these names as they sound more hindutva types.
"According to Hindu legend, Lahore's name derives from Lavpur or Lavapuri ("City of Lava"), and is said to have been founded by Prince Lava, the son of Sita and Rama".

Above is the history of naming your Lahore. By this account, it seems that Pakistan still remains a Hindu state. Please say something. Why do you suggest changing the name of a place?

How about Harappa or Moenjodaro where your Hindu ancestors lived? And how about the name Multan which was built by your Hindu forefathers? Do you want to deny it? Please come with proofs.
 

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"According to Hindu legend, Lahore's name derives from Lavpur or Lavapuri ("City of Lava"), and is said to have been founded by Prince Lava, the son of Sita and Rama".

Above is the history of naming your Lahore. By this account, it seems that Pakistan still remains a Hindu state. Please say something. Why do you suggest changing the name of a place?

How about Harappa or Moenjodaro where your Hindu ancestors lived? And how about the name Multan which was built by your Hindu forefathers? Do you want to deny it? Please come with proofs.
I fully agree. Lahore's name should be changed just like we changed amerkot to umerkot. Soon people will change it. Bangladesh a muslim country can show everyone the way.

Yes, our ancestors were hindus and we converted to islam just like arabs, turks, egyptians, persians and indonesians and threw out the worst caste system in human history. Thanks for reminding us our history of liberation.
These types of Hindutva names of places are everywhere in Bangladesh. It's our history. We are not ready to change historical names.

My native district name is Lakshmipur. It's named after Devi Lakshmi . We will not change the name.

Durgapur is really beautiful place. You are welcome to visit there. Bangladesh is not all about Dhaka. We have some amazing tourist spots.
Your country your rules.

However, I as a potential tourist do have a right to express my disgust at a hindu name. I would be honored to come to dhaka and visit places that reflect Muslim Bengal's culture. However, like I said, I do have the right to express my deepest hate for anything hindu.
 
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I fully agree. Lahore's name should be changed just like we changed amerkot to umerkot. Soon people will change it. Bangladesh a muslim country can show everyone the way.

Yes, our ancestors were hindus and we converted to islam just like arabs, turks, egyptians, persians and indonesians and threw out the worst caste system in human history. Thanks for reminding us of our history of liberation.
However, the Holy Cities like Mecca or Medina and thousands of others did not change names. Even the persons did not change their Arabic names, they changed only religion/ faith and not their names.

Why you guys are soo fanatic to change even the names of places?
 

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However, the Holy Cities like Mecca or Medina and thousands of others did not change names. Even the persons did not change their Arabic names, they changed only religion/ faith and not their names.

Why you guys are soo fanatic to change even the names of places?
Medina was changed from Yathrub. Even Yathrub was fine and so is Mecca since the time of Ibrahim (A) because none of them are based on fictitious hindu gods. Hubal the biggest idol in Kabaa was removed exactly for this purpose.

Anyways, its your country, you can name the whole country durgadesh. I however, absolutely loath and abhor the slightest hindu essence in a muslim country and this my right to think that way.
 

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I fully agree. Lahore's name should be changed just like we changed amerkot to umerkot. Soon people will change it. Bangladesh a muslim country can show everyone the way.

Yes, our ancestors were hindus and we converted to islam just like arabs, turks, egyptians, persians and indonesians and threw out the worst caste system in human history. Thanks for reminding us our history of liberation.


Your country your rules.

However, I as a potential tourist do have a right to express my disgust at a hindu name. I would be honored to come to dhaka and visit places that reflect Muslim Bengal's culture. However, like I said, I do have the right to express my deepest hate for anything hindu.
Actually Dhaka also has Hindu roots. Dhak, a musical instrument used in Durga Puja. There were a lot Dhak instruments in the city. The city's name become Dhaka.

Hindu Raja Ballal Sen discovered a Devi idol in jungle. The idol was named Dhakeshwari Devi (Deity of Dhaka). He then founded Dhakeshwari Temple in Dhaka.

There are Muslim names also but far less than Hindu names. Gazipur, Munshigonj, Moulvi Bazar etc. but Hindu names are everywhere.

Durgapur, Lakshmipur, Raipur, Narayanganj, Shyamgonj, Ramgoti, Parvatipur, Brahman Baria and many more.

Bangladesh is secular Republic. During Mughal empire and Pakistan period some places names were changed. Like Dhaka became Jahangir Nagar, Vikrampur became Munshigonj but that was it.

We bother less about Hindu origin names. Infact Bangladesh name is Hindu origin. Should we change the name of the country now? We won't change it anymore.
 

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Actually Dhaka also has Hindu roots. Dhak, a musical instrument used in Durga Puja. There were a lot Dhak instruments in the city. The city's name become Dhaka.

Hindu Raja Ballal Sen discovered a Devi idol in jungle. The idol was named Dhakeshwari Devi (Deity of Dhaka). He then founded Dhakeshwari Temple in Dhaka.

There are Muslim names also but far less than Hindu names. Gazipur, Munshigonj, Moulvi Bazar etc. but Hindu names are everywhere.

Durgapur, Lakshmipur, Raipur, Narayanganj, Shyamgonj, Ramgoti, Parvatipur, Brahman Baria and many more.

Bangladesh is secular Republic. During Mughal empire and Pakistan period some places names were changed. Like Dhaka became Jahangir Nagar, Vikrampur became Munshigonj but that was it.

We bother less about Hindu origin names. Infact Bangladesh name is Hindu origin. Should we change the name of the country now? We won't change it anymore.
You sure your flags are correct?
 

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You sure your flags are correct?
Actually Dhaka also has Hindu roots. Dhak, a musical instrument used in Durga Puja. There were a lot Dhak instruments in the city. The city's name become Dhaka.

Hindu Raja Ballal Sen discovered a Devi idol in jungle. The idol was named Dhakeshwari Devi (Deity of Dhaka). He then founded Dhakeshwari Temple in Dhaka.

There are Muslim names also but far less than Hindu names. Gazipur, Munshigonj, Moulvi Bazar etc. but Hindu names are everywhere.

Durgapur, Lakshmipur, Raipur, Narayanganj, Shyamgonj, Ramgoti, Parvatipur, Brahman Baria and many more.

Bangladesh is secular Republic. During Mughal empire and Pakistan period some places names were changed. Like Dhaka became Jahangir Nagar, Vikrampur became Munshigonj but that was it.

We bother less about Hindu origin names. Infact Bangladesh name is Hindu origin. Should we change the name of the country now? We won't change it anymore.
Your fascination is indeed with the name. So you aren't Muslim, but Hindu. Your reply to this will "well actually Bengali Muslims adopted a mix of Hinduism and Islamic elements"

Do you not have better things to do?
 

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You sure your flags are correct?
My flags are correct. I am a secular Muslim Bangladeshi who is proud of his Hindu roots. We Bangladeshis are Bengalis. Our ethnic identity is derived from Hinduism. I consider myself as both Muslim by faith and Hindu by ethnicity. All Bangladeshis are same. Bangla language use Brahmi lipi (Brahmi script). Brahmi script is Hindu script. We Bangladeshis and Indians are same people living in two countries because of nasty politics and religious riots during partition time.

Bangladesh is separate country but how can we ignore our Indian roots? Pakistan, India and Bangladesh are three countries but Pakistan has deep ethnic roots with North India and Bangladeshis have deep ethnic roots with Eastern India. We can not deny it.
 

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My flags are correct. I am a secular Muslim Bangladeshi who is proud of his Hindu roots. We Bangladeshis are Bengalis. Our ethnic identity is derived from Hinduism. I consider myself as both Muslim by faith and Hindu by ethnicity. All Bangladeshis are same. Bangla language use Brahmi lipi (Brahmi script). Brahmi script is Hindu script. We Bangladeshis and Indians are same people living in two countries because of nasty politics and religious riots during partition time.

Bangladesh is separate country but how can we ignore our Indian roots? Pakistan, India and Bangladesh are three countries but Pakistan has deep ethnic roots with North India and Bangladeshis have deep ethnic roots with Eastern India. We can not deny it.
I consider myself a secular too, I am proud of taxilla, IVC, the wider Indus culture that has been a part of the region for 1000s of years and no issues with modern day pakistanis Buddhist converts while minority hindu converts etc

But Kya ch**** hai yeh?, Why are you so pathetically trying to kiss someone a**?

Especially the highlighted stuff, it's like frickin embarrassing to read "Hindu by ethnicity"

I don't know what kind of secularism they have in Bangladesh, but this isn't it, this is mental capitulation

It seems the only way to be a secular is to Hinduize everything?

To see your response is a culture shock,

Pakistani seculars are probably more nationalist than the islamist whose only beef is religion but the liberal guy look at itself as a distinct entity

Just look at this forum lol, lots of our liberals are very nationalist more so than the islamists

But the kind of secularism y'all are pushing is to become as Indian/Hindu as humanly possible?
 
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These types of Hindutva names of places are everywhere in Bangladesh. It's our history. We are not ready to change historical names.

My native district name is Lakshmipur. It's named after Devi Lakshmi . We will not change the name.

Durgapur is really beautiful place. You are welcome to visit there. Bangladesh is not all about Dhaka. We have some amazing tourist spots.
Tell me whats the meaning of shahada?
 

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Durga puja is knocking the door. Bangladesh will also observe Durga Puja. I welcome all my Indian friends to visit Durgapur, a very beautiful tourist spot in Bangladesh.

Durgapur is subdistrict in Netrokona district. It's the most beautiful tourist destination of Bangladesh.

Just look the heaven on earth.

A heavenly natural beauty
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A heavenly natural beauty


Birishiri located at Shushong Durgapur Thana of the Netrokona District about 175 km north from Dhaka. It's a wonderful place with river, garo, ceramic hills, small mountains and the green countryside.

The main attraction of Birishiri is the ceramic hill of Durgapur and the picturesque landscape along the Shomeshwari River. It's not only blessed by the above, is also reach in ethnic culture as there are many ethnic groups like - Hajong, Garo, Achik and Mandi etc lives here.

There is also an ethnic museum at Birishiri. One of the most heavenly places off the beaten track, Birishiri is a favorite amongst all tourists who love nature and adores scenic natural beauty.



There are many ethnic groups in Netrokona District such as Banai tribe, Garo tribe, Hajong tribe, etc. There is an ethnic museum in Birishiri where tourists can have a glimpse of the beautiful and rich history of the tribal people. Birishiri indeed can offer all tourists who visit the place a genuine experience.

Apart from the natural beauty, Birishiri has many places which tourists can visit. The beautiful palace of Susang King, the Dasha Busha Temple, Ramakrishna Temple near Kulapara, Baba Loknath's temple.

The view from the hill is purely subliminal; a fantastic scenic beauty will be observed by the tourists that can only be experienced as words fall short of the description of how beautiful a view tourist will see from the top of the China Matir Pahar.


China Matir Pahar at Durgapur
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China Matir Pahar at Durgapur


Hill of China Clay located at Bijoypur, Durgapur in Netrokona District. Netrakona is situated in the northern part of Bangladesh, near the Meghalayan border. Along with enjoying the blue lake of birisiri, you can explore the china clay hill around the lake area.



There are several hillocks around the lake. You can climb few of those to get the feelings of hiking.

The reason behind exploring the clay hill is its colorful soil. You'll possibly find almost every color there from the rainbow. Sometimes you might feel that the soil was burnt or something like that, but it's the natural clay having such color.



Explore Durgapur Netrokona Bangladesh – Piece of Heaven on Earth
Cox Gazette | RIFAT TABASSAM August 4, 2020, 12:45 PM
Explore Durgapur Netrokona Bangladesh – Piece of Heaven on Earth

RIFAT TABASSAM।।
Nature purifies our soul by releasing stress. It is said that we should visit a new place every year. However, it may not be possible to plan a luxury tour when you work six days a week. If you want to experience the divine beauty of pinkish hills, blue water ponds and a sinuous river but can hardly afford more than a day, visit Durgapur. This heavenly place is located in the North region of Bangladesh. Falling near the border area of India, Durgapur holds the reminiscent touch of the Meghalaya hills. Though not promoted like other tourist spots of Bangladesh, Durgapur is one of the most beautiful places in Bangladesh.
Durgapur Upazila falls under Netrokona district in Bangladesh. Durgapur is enriched with versatile topography. This remote area of Bangladesh attracts the outdoor enthusiast from within and outside the country for its mesmerizing natural beauty. The most popular tourist spots of Durgapur includes Shomeshwari River, China Clay Hill, China Clay Lake, Ranikhong Church, Hajong Mata Roshimoni Monument, Cultural Academy (Palace of Maharaja Susang), Tribal community of Hazong people, Garo village, Dasha Busha Temple, Ramkrisna Temple, Bijoypur Border, Orange Forest, Kongsha River, Gajarie Forest, etc. Stay with us to know some fascinating details about these places.
Shomesshori River Birishiri Bangladesh

Shomesshori River, Susang Durgapur, Netrokona, Bangladesh
Stepping on the soil of Durgapur, the enchanting beauty of Shomeshwari River will steal your mind. Not to mention, it is one of the most stunning rivers of Bangladesh. Originating from Garo Hill, under Garo-Khasi range at Meghalaya in India, this hilly river entered the country through Bijoypur border, Netrokona. You have to cross the Shomeshwari River by boat to explore different places in Durgapur. With the change of seasons, this magical river Shomeshwari brings changes in this landscape. Monsoon rains make this river unruly, but blossoms its beauty in full. The photogenic beauty of this undulating river at the backdrop of Meghalaya hills will remain in your mind forever. However, during the winter the water dries up almost!
Ceramic Hill area is another unforgettable natural treasure of Durgapur. In several places you will find hills built with China Clay soil. Ceramic Hills at Birishiri Union in Durgapur Upazila have acquired a significant reputation among travellers around the world. These clay hillocks are also available around the Limestone Lake at Kulagora union. These hills are also known as China Matir Pahar or China Clay Hills. What makes these hills stand out from general hills is their amazing pinkish colored soil. The secret behind this exclusive appearance is the special chemical composition of the soil. Since 1960, Ceramic companies had been excavating at Birishiri to collect the ingredients for ceramic objects and crockeries. You can hike these Ceramic hills to add some thrills in your trip. What is more? During the rainy season blue water is stored at the valleys of these hills making the whole environment blissfully romantic.
Clay Lake Birishiri Netrokona Bangladesh

Limestone Lake Birishiri Netrokona - Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Want to spend some tranquil moments beside a picturesque blue water pond at the backdrop of pinking hills? You will find such a paradise called 'Limestone Lake' at Kulagora union in Durgapur Upazila of Netrokona District. The heart-touching scenic beauty of this divine blue water will pacify your soul taking you far away from the humdrum of hectic city life. This Limestone Lake is also known as Neel pukur, China Matir Lake, China Clay Lake, etc. The mystery behind its exclusive blue water is the presence of chemical compounds specially Copper Sulphate in the soil. However, being mesmerized by the beauty of this pond, don’t try to jump in the water. This Limestone Lake is fairly deep, so any attempt for swimming can cost your life.
While planning your itinerary at Durgapur, don’t miss the BGB camp located adjacent to the Bangladesh-India border at Bijoypur Netrokona. From this place you can enjoy the mind-blowing cloud-hugging green mountains of Meghalaya in India. Not to mention, here you can enjoy the thrill of visiting a foreign land without a passport or visa. As the BGB Camp is standing beside the Shomesshori River, you can take a boat trip to view the surrounding place.
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Hills of Netrokona - Image Credit Wikipedia
During your journey towards Bijoypur BDR Camp, you will find Hajong Roshimoni Monument which was built as a remembrance of the courageous sacrifice of Hajong Roshimoni. Looking back to history during British empires the Zamindar used to own all lands of this area. The poor farmers were permitted to cultivate the lands, but were forced to pay their yield which made them economically handicapped. In 1938 the ethnic farmers of Netrokona and Mymensingh created a collective movement called Tonk Andolon under the leadership of Roshimoni. In 1946, Roshimoni Hajong was mercilessly killed by the dictator. Though looking simple, this monument inspires the people and the tourists to stand against oppression.
Hajong Roshimoni Monument Netrokona Bangladesh

Hajong Roshimoni Monument - Picture Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Near BGB camp you can visit Orange hill, which is another tourist attraction of Durgapur. Moreover, at the vicinity of BGB Camp, you can spend some time at Ranikhong Church. This holy place was built around 1910 to 1915. Standing over a small hillock, this historical church attracts both the pious minds and the tourists.
In Durgapur you can observe the lifestyle of two ethnic groups – Hajong and Garo. To know more about the culture and history of these ethnic groups, you can visit the Tribal Cultural Academy – former palace of Maharaja (King) Susang – at Birishiri in Durgapur.
How to Reach Durgapur:
Starting the journey from Dhaka, you can reach Durgapur by bus, train or private transport. From Mohakhali bus stand of Dhaka, you can take a bus heading towards Birishiri. The journey will take around 7 hours. The last few hours can be very tough, as the road is quite bumpy near Birishiri. However, the train journey is comparatively more comfortable than the bus ride. Reaching at Kamalapur Railway Station, catch the train on the Dhaka – Jharia route. This journey by train usually takes around 10 to 11 hours. Dropping at Jharia station, you can hire a local transport to reach your desired tourist spots. Usually it takes one day to visit all places in Durgapur.
Looks incredible :victory:. Visiting Bangladesh is high on my radar. Gotta keep notes on all awesome places to visit. Though this Durga Puja I'm expecting a lot more restrictions in place due to covid.
 

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