The Harike Wetland is located in Tarn Sahib District in Punjab. Harike Wetland is the largest wetland in Northern India.
The Harike Wetland and its subsequent lake was formed as a result of constructing headworks in the Sutlej River in 1953. The rich biodiversity of wetland and the role it plays in maintaining hydrological balance is responsible for the recognition accorded to this wetland in 1990, by the Ramsar Convention.
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