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Railways to Open Entry to Dudhsagar waterfalls from Sept 5

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The Sakal daily has reported that the Railways is contemplating to open the entry to Dudhsagar waterfalls from September 5.

In 2015, SW Railways has declared this as dangerous and prohibited tourists from walking on the track. The Dudhsagar railway station is not opened for public and the station is prohibited for the use by the common public for alighting and boarding trains. Trekking on the railway track is an offense and would be liable to punishable under sections 147, 151,152, 153 of the Railways act 1989. Unlawful entry into goods train/engine/express is also punishable under sections 147,156 of the Railways act 1989.

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Now after MoS Railways Suresh Angadi had promised to look into this and make Dudhsagar accessible as a tourist destination, the railways are gearing up to open the entry for tourists from September 5, 2019.

Dudh Sagar Falls has been an attraction for everyone who travels by train to Goa, which lies amidst the Braganza Ghat (as locally known) in the belt of Western Ghats in the state of Goa bordering Karnataka. Dudh Sagar Falls is located adjacent to the Railway Track on Goa-Londa route. Dudh Sagar (Sea of Milk) as it is known is believed to have derived its name from an incident where a princess who covered herself by throwing milk in order to hide.
Dudh Sagar fall boosts of an awesome height of 310 Meters, is the 5th highest waterfall in India and Ranks 227th in the world.

The waterfall forms a couple of pools which adds to the scenic beauty amidst the Green Jungles of Western Ghats. But Swimming is highly risky in these ponds.

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3 COMMENTS

  1. What about safety, it is very much slippery during rainy season. Many tourist were dead past who is responsible for that.

  2. Awesome I had a long ago plan to visit Dudh Sagar. I was disappointed when heard about the closed news just thinking onto will I be able to visit it even once in life time in my#wishlist

  3. Thats really a great news for all trekkers n nature lovers .we are really keen to visit doodhsagar at the earliest. Only thing that people should follow discipline n avoid nuisance .

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