Bholaganj (ভোলাগঞ্জ ) is another notable tourist spot in Sylhet. Tourists come here every day to see Ropeway, stone quarry and mountain attractive scenes. The distance from Sylhet to Bholaganj is only 33 kilometers. The people of Assam, the capital city of Shillong, once upon a time used to travel by this route. Bangladesh’s largest Bholaganj stone quarry is located here. Tourists come here every day to see Ropeway, stone quarry and mountain attractive scenes.
The condition of Sylhet Bholaganj Road is the very poor condition, Without a personal vehicle, it will be difficult to travel with a woman/child. The road distance from Sylhet city is less, but due to the bad condition road will take approximately one and a half hours. At Bholaganj, you will be able to see everything after spending one and a half hours.
When to go: Between May and October, this is the best time to go.
Beautiful places in Bholaganj:
Bholaganj ropeway: Every year rainy time a lot of stone come to descend with Dolai river from Indian khasia joyonti hill. And Dolai river bottom has reserved a lot of stone. This stone will use 50 years in our countries many kinds of tasks. From 1964 to 1969 during this time made bholaganj silver way Scheme. This project had cost only 2kore 15 lakh taka. British silver way engineering company complement in this scheme. In this scheme Bolagong to satok often 120 tower excavation Plant made for 11 kilometers silver way. The mid way has four substations. In this scheme was some construct task. Such as To side two electric powerhouses which are propelled by diesel, bholaganj railway colony, School, mosque and a rest house. Still 1994 a lot of stone uplift by excavation plant process. But at present this process is close. The concerned people said, now this excavation machine is close often 12 years. Cause here luck of sufficient Labour, insufficient stone and disable the engine. Before here this stone Division many kinds part. example uplifted stone broke, Wash, sand shape, stone chips and truck blast, etc. And then the part of this stone reserved a steel bucket and hanged silver way. Every bucket retention capacity of 237 kilograms. This stone filling bucket sent to satok.
Since the automatic process has been shut down. Now every contractor at first buys stone then this stone will break many kinds of size.and after that this stone filling bucket sent Satok. This zone is look like bay land.
Dolain river enters two Divisions in Bangladesh. then surrounding the plant after that combined. Dolai river United with piyain river in companigonj Upazila shodor.
The silver ways size 100 acre.at this reason, this place is very attractive near all tourists.
Summer season stone uplifted of hole gopher in bholaganj kowari. In this process at first, all labor removes sand above of kowari. Step by step they go to under the hole. When they gopher 7 or 8 feet.then come water automatically in the kowari. after that this water removed on the irrigation machine. Then labor uplifted the stone. Stone uplift another process name is “shiver boat”. Labour are uplifted in this process very easy. In this process, an irrigation machine attached with a boat. Which machine engine fan turn around under the water. And the fan rotates, the soil softens and the stone comes out. Then with the help of joki, the stone is in the boat. In this process, thousands of labors uplifted the stone. and this scene is very enjoyable.
Bholaganj land custom station:
Bholaganj custom Station which is used for export and import activities. This station Bangladeshis businessman are imported limestone. Every day hundreds of trucks enter Bangladesh with limestone. This custom station is located in border zero lines. Really limestone import scene is very attractive near every tourist.
Maps of Bholaganj Sylhet:
How to go:
From anywhere at first, you have to go kodom-toli Sylhet. then take a rickshaw to go amborkhana it take 50 TK BDT. And then you found here CNG to go Bholaganj, it takes 130 TK per person one way. you can Reserve a CNG also it takes 1200 tk to 1300 for a go and come.
After reaching bholaganj you have to rent a boat to go Sada Pathor(সাদা পাথর), it will take 700-1000 taka.
Where to stay:
There is a rest house of the district council, under the control of the Upazila Nirbahi Officer. If you want to stay here, you have to get permission from the Upazila Executive Officer. Besides, there is no better system to stay in Bholaganj or Companiganj Upazila. You will be able to stay in Sylhet after completion of the Bholaganj visit.