Important lakes of India
1. Kolleru Lake is largest lake in India.It is in Andhra Pradesh . It is located between Krishna and Godavari delta.
2. Sambhar Lake in Rajasthan is India’s largest inland salt lake.
The state of Mahabharata mentions the Sambhar Lake as part of the kingdom of the demon king Brishparva.
3. Wular Lake in Jammu Kashmir is the largest Freshwater Lake in India.
4. Pulicat Lake in Andhra Pradesh is the second largest brackish water lake or lagoon in India.
5. Vembanad Lake in Kerala is the longest lake in India, and the largest lake in the state of Kerala.
6. Chilka Lake in Odisha is the largest coastal lagoon in India and the second largest lagoon in the world.
This Lake is the largest wintering ground for migratory birds, on the Indian sub-continent.
7. Dal Lake is a lake in Srinagar and is integral to tourism known as the ‘Jewel in the crown of Kashmir’ or ‘Srinagar’s Jewel’.
* Asia’s largest Tulip garden is on the banks of Dal Lake.
* Shalimar Bagh, Mughal gardens and the Nishat Bagh are on the banks of Dal Lake.
8-Lakes in Telangana
Mir Alam Tank
9- Lakes in Tamil Nadu
Red Hills Lake
10- Lakes in Uttar Pradesh
Barua Sagar Tal
Ramgarh Tal Lake
11-Lakes in West Bengal
East Calcutta Wetlands
12 -Lakes in Rajasthan
Ana Sagar Lake
Jal Mahal, Man Sagar lake
Jaisamand Lake, Alwar
Kaylana Lake, Kolayat
Lake Foy Sagar
Pushkar Lake, Pushkar
Sambhar Salt Lake
Ummed Sagar Bandh