Fast Facts :
Situated : Kapurthala, Punjab, India.
Constructed By : Raja of Kapurthala.
Known For : Its Exquisite range of flora and fauna, boating spree.
The state of Punjab is India’s most desirable lands known for its edifying variety that flourishes in its picturesque splendor. Apart from a bird’s eye ecstasy visible by its charming scenery, the state of Punjab also brags of a varied natural inheritance. Kanjli Wetland, which is located in Kapurtala is an apt exemplar of Punjab’s wealthy natural possessions.
The wetland of Kanjili came into existence due to the liberal support of Kapurthala’s Maharaja. The previous ruler had built a dazzling silver lagoon after constructing a stream on the Kali Bein waterway. A lot of this state’s torrent rivulets, rivers and their streams release their water in the great Kali Bein waterway that consequently flows to a serene lagoon. The lagoon glinting under the orange rays of the sun is like an illusion of mercury that paints a delightful portrait of natural world at its top level.
On the extreme left side of the lagoon, a thick jungle is placed that gives shelter to many kinds of flora and fauna in its murky wilderness. Raja of Kapurthala, a passionate enthusiast of the natural world had constructed his tropical forest on the extreme corner of the lagoon. You will spot a superb French structural design touch to the structure and forename it “The Villa”. The regal descendants of the Raja at present reside in the spacious The Villa, which stands respectfully amid a magnificent environment.
The wetland of Kanjli also houses many kinds of migratory as well as residential home of several species of avifauna. The safe haven conurbations across an area of more than fifty acres and also abodes more than forty kinds of extraordinary birds. The wildlife reserve has marvelous tourism latent and is also one of the well-liked tourist places. This place is also a famous fishing point where you can enjoy fishing as well as the beauty of the natural world via boating.
The wetland of Kanjli, which formally accomplished its importance as a national wetland rank in the year 1992, is marked as a trademark of this state’s rich biodiversity.