Rabindra Sarobar formerly referred to as Dhakuria Lake, is an artificial lake in south Kolkata inside the Indian country of West Bengal. The name additionally refers to the area surrounding the lake. It is flanked with the aid of Southern Avenue to the North, Shyamaprasad Mukhetjee Road to the West, Dhakuria to the East and the Kolkata Suburban Railway tracks to the south. In the early Twenties, the Calcutta Improvement Trust, a frame liable for developmental work within the Kolkata metropolitan area, obtained about 192 acres of marshy jungles.
Their purpose become to broaden the area for residential use – improving the roads, elevating and levelling some of the adjoining land and building lakes and parks. Excavation work become undertaken with the plan of making a big lake. Originally known as Dhakuria Lake, in May 1958, CIT renamed the lake as Rabindra Sarovar, as a tribute to the fantastic Bengali creator and Nobel Laureate, Rabindranath Tagore. The place around this excavated lake become later advanced to build leisure complexes, which covered children's parks, gardens and auditoria.