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Indrapuri Dam (Barrage)

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Indrapuri Barrage (also known as the Sone Barrage) is the fourth longest barrage in the world with the length of 1407 meters (4616 ft). Construction of Indrapuri barrage began in 1960 by Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) and commissioned in 1968. Two canals are connected with Indrapuri Dam are used for irrigation and converted a large area of infertile land in to a richly productive area.

Indrapuri Barrage located at Indrapuri approximately 10 km south west from Dehri on Sone.



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Dehri on Sone, City View

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Dehri on Sone (डेहरी ऑन सोन) is the beautiful city and it has great scope for tourism. Here is some of the images clicked through the city while moving around with my friends. If you have some good photos and want to share then send it to me on my Email-Id sonesrs@gmail.com. I would love to publish it here with credit given to you.

This small Dam on the canal is used to generate hyderoelectric power. The hydero power plant has the capacity of 4 Units x 1.65 MW (total of 6.60 MW). During summer power plant doesn't work because of less water in canal.














Sundial or Dhoop Ghari made of copper and buit in 1871 by Dehree Workshop. Sundial is a device used to measure time of the day apparent position of sun in the sky. it indicate the time based on shadow appears on the different hours line marked on the dial.



Jharkhandi Mandir also known as Anicut is another well-known place in the city Dehri on Sone. During wedding season hundreds of couples from around the city get married here. This Lo…

Chhath Puja 2016

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Chhath Puja (छठ पूजा) is one of the prime festival of north India and Nepal dedicated to God Surya and Chhathi Maiya. The rituals of this festival are rigorous and it goes on for four days. Chhath pooja is performed near the water source like river, pond etc. and when it comes to my city Dehri On Sone, we celebrate it on the bank of Sone river.

Some of the PHOTOS taken during Chhath Puja 2016