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Bhogai River

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Khitindra Chandra Baishy swimming down the Bhogai River in Bangladesh in August 2017
Khitindra Chandra Baishy swimming down the Bhogai River in Bangladesh in August 2017

Bhogai River or the Kangsha River (Bengali: কংস নদী) (also known as the Kangsai or the Kangsabati) is a river in the northern parts of Mymensingh and Netrakona districts of Bangladesh. The Someshwari is one of the rivers that join it from the north.

Open Water Swimming[edit]

  • Khitindra Chandra Baishya swam 146 km in 43 hours 25 minutes down the Kangha River from the Sarachapur Bridge in Mymensingh’s Phulpur upazila at 6:50 pm on Friday, 4 August 2017 and reached his destination under the Mogra Bridge in Netrokona’s Madan upazila at 2:15 pm on Sunday, 6 August 2017 at the age of 66.
  • Khitindra Chandra Baishya swam 185 km down the Bhogai River from Vogai bridge in Nalitabari upazila of Sherpur and ended at Mogra river ghat in Madan upazila of Netrokona on 3-5 September 2018 in 61 hours 55 minutes at the age of 67.

Kshitindra Chandra Baisya[edit]


Kshitindra Chandra Baisya swimming at his all-day pace on 3 September 2018 down the Kangsha River, a 185 km 60 hour 55 minute solo swim in northern Bangladesh


Kshitindra Chandra Baisya swimming at his all-day pace on 3 September 2018 down the Kangsha River, a 185 km 60 hour 55 minute solo swim in northern Bangladesh

Kshitindra Chandra Baisya swimming at night on the first night of his 60 hour 55 minute solo swim down the Kangsha River in northern Bangladesh, a 185 km 60 hour 55 minute solo swim

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