Bindu (village)

Bindu (village)

Bindu is a small hamlet or village in the Darjeeling district of West Bengal, India. It is the last village on the Indian side, on the other side is Bhutan. It is known for its beautiful landscape with Jaldhaka river, hills and forests, which attracts a lot of tourists. There is a dam known as Bindu Dam over the Jaldhaka river which is used for controlling water supply to the Jaldhaka Hydel Project and acts as a bridge for crossing over to Bhutan. However, one can cross the dam only by foot. People from different tribes live in this village. Most of the people are engaged in orange and cardamom cultivation, which are exported to other places within India and abroad.


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