BANDARBAN: At a glimpse travelers will see palm, tomal bush and saal-pial forest, then the mahua forest.
From then, start the rows of red shimul, fire colored palash trees. Next sheuli, kamini, hasna hena and garden of rangon flowers will welcome them. This mind soothing beauty can only be seen at Prantik Lake.
I found a hijal tree as soon as I approached to the water to take the fragrance of flowers. From the watchtower the beautiful environment of the lake can be seen.
The tradition of Bangla literature admixing the poetry, prose and songs have been transformed in Parantik. Here Tagore, Nazrul, Sukanta and Lalon’s poetry have been materialized in the arrangements.
The Prantik Lake in Bandarban has unified the works of the great Bangali litterateurs.
If you want to take fresh breath then come to the Prantik Lake. Bandarban district administration has established this beautification without any brick or rock.
The Prantik Lake is located 16-kilometer from Bandarban town. It is on 68 acres of land. If you wander around the lake, you will remember the famous song of Tagore, “Taal-tamaler bonete, agun lage monete”.
Water of the lake and the beauty of the hills will definitely charm the tourists. With the patronization of Bandarban deputy commissioner (DC) Dilip Kumar Banik about 20 gardens have been created here.
If you can move in a boat then all your tiredness will go.
Bandarban NDC (Collectorate) Hosain Muhammad Al-Mujahid told Banglanews that without any brick or rock the beauty of the lake has been enhanced by natural architecture.
Natural bounty is the main source of this beautification works. Within next two years, when all works will be complete, it will be a great attraction.
The location of the lake is at Haludia by the side of Bandarban-Chittagong road. There are abundance of saal-pial and also some rare trees. The lake is being decorated by tunes of great literatures of Bengali domain.
On the left side, there will be palm and tomal bushes. Remembering the songs of Tagore taal-tomal trees will be planted on the bank of the lake.
Besides, the shadow of mahua bush will be there in memory of poet Nazrul. You can enjoy the light of moon through the branches of mahua.
There will be flower gardens on the plain land where sheuli, hasna-hena, kamini, jarul flowers will be planted to remove your tiredness.
While walking along the lake you will find hijal forest. Colorful flowers and fruits bearing gardens will be also available on the bank of the lake.
There will be aagar garden. Coconut trees will also be planted all sides of the lake. You will find coconut orchard while boating in the lake.
A mini-size rest house has been built at the lake side for the tourists. There will be five washrooms along with a picnic spot. By the side of the picnic spot, varieties of flower gardens will be created to get their fragrance. By it side, there will be a bush of canes.
In jungle environment there is no alternative of Prantik Lake for enjoying the beauty of nature and also of trees and variety of flowers.
BDST: 0815 HRS, OCT 20, 2016