Sardeh Dam

Written by: Muhammad Anwar Andar

Amina goes to the castle with her brother, Aman to visit Lalo Mama but Lalo Mama is not there in the castle. They ask a guard of the castle about him. The guard says that Lalo Mama had gone to trip and he would arrive now. Meanwhile, Lalo Mama comes, Amina and Aman welcome him and they ask about his travel.

Lalo Mama takes them inside the castle and there he says that he had gone to Sardeh dam with his friends. Amina asks about Sardeh Dam. Lalo opens a window about Sardeh dam for their information.


In the window, the reporter of the castle shows the Sardeh Dam on a television. The reporter says that The Sardeh Dam is located in the eastern part of the Andar District, Ghazni Province. It was constructed in 1967 by the former Soviet Union during the reign of Mohammed Zahir Shah. The dam provided irrigation water for more 

Then 20 thousand hectares land. Before the civil war, about 3000 people were engaged in work in Sardeh Dam. 

The dam has one main canal (which is divided into two branches (the 21.5-kilometer Right Canal with 6 sub-canals and the 30-kilometer Left Canal with 16 sub-canals).

The Sardeh Dam Reservoir is fed by the Jilga River which flows north-south from Paktika  and Paktiya Provinces.”

Lalo Mama closes the window.

Aman says that there around the Sardeh Dam he saw flocks of sheep and. Amina says that she likes sheep. Lalo Mama says that he would open another window about a rare sheep in the world.


In the window, the reporter of the castle says, “An Australian Marino sheep, Chris, the woolly sheep in the world, died. This sheep was born ten years ago near Canberra, the capital of Australia, which could not move properly due to the weight of its wool. When it was to cut his wool to save his life, 41 kilograms of wool were recovered. No sheep in the world had this amount of wool. People who kept him on a farm in an animal care center in the southern Australian state of New South Wales announced that he died due to old age.

Chris had many fans around the world and in Australia, and hundreds of Australians were ready to take care of the sheep. His name is on the Guinness world record.”

Lalo Mama closes this window too.

Lalo Mama opens the widow of the Castle of Thousand Windows program’s listeners.


In the widow, Khatera, a resident of Jalalabad city, Nangarhar province says, “Once I had washed white clothes in a washing machine with colored clothes and the white clothes changed their color.”

Lalo Mama closes this window too.