: Haban Paban Kumar
: 52 Mins
Loktak the largest freshwater lake in North East India characterized by its unique floating biomass ‘phumdi’, is the primary source of livelihood for the fishermen who live on huts built on the phumdi.The lake, rich and abundant in bio-diversity also serves as a source for hydropower generation, irrigation and drinking water supply. For years, Loktak has faced serious problems due to human induced developmental activities.Loktak is today considered a dying lake. Government agencies and local conservationists are struggling to save Loktak.