Nijhum Island

nijhum-islanddfdNijhum Dwip (Bengali: নিঝুম দ্বীপ; English: Silent Island)[1] is a small island under Hatiya upazila. It is situated in Noakhali District in Bangladesh. Once it was called Char Osmani,Baluar Char, Golden Island [2]
A cluster of islands (mainly, Ballar Char, Kamlar Char, Char Osman and Char Muri) emerged in the early 1950s as an alluvium in the shallow estuary of the Bay of Bengal on the south of Noakhali. These new sandbanks first drew the notice of a group of fishermen, who Continue reading “Nijhum Island”