Anchar Lake is a lake in surprisingly deteriorated situation positioned n the city of Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. Situated near Ganderbal, the lake is attached with the well-known Dal Lake via a channel "Amir Khan Nallah", simply because the Dal-gate connects Dal to the Nagin Lake. In case of flooding, the excessive water of Dal is diverted here. Once a famous visitor destination as vacationers on shikaras and houseboats used to journey here from Dal Lake, over the years it has deteriorated thanks to pollution, huge scale encroachment, and illegal structures in its surroundings.
In the 90s, when the Nallah Mar turned into protected to construct the Mearplan toll road around western aspect of Dal, six-foot pipes had been laid underneath the brand new avenue, to permit Dal to hold to drain into the Anchar lake device, however the pipes quickly clogged due to waste and particles. Like the Dal lake and Wular Lake, it's miles home to the Hanji network which live near the lake in a place called as Anchar most of the locals.