Tourists entry to the Dudhsagar falls have been banned by the Railway Protection Force (RPF).
During Monsoon, Dudhsagar attracts a lot of tourists from all parts of the country. The waterfall is accessible only by the Railway line. The Railway Protection Force facing difficulty in controlling and managing the number of visitors during this monsoon.
Dudhsagar Falls, which translates to sea of milk, is located on the Mandovi River in the state of Goa. It is a Four-tiered waterfall which also forms the Boundary between Goa and Karnataka state. With a height of 310 mtrs (1017 feet), it is one of the tallest falls in India. It has an average width of 30 mtrs. Dudhsagar falls is located in the Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary and Mollem National park in the Braganza Ghats stretch of the Western Ghats.
As per the report by The New Indian Express, A squad of RPF is now sending back the tourists in the same train towards Goa and not allowing them to get down at the Dudhsagar station.
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Last weekend, nearly 400 people who had come from different parts of the state were made to board the train and sent to Goa. RPF officials have informed that any kind of entry is illegal, in future they would take legal action on illegal entries.
Photo : Mandar Adpaikar