"The Nigeen lake is surrounded by a large number of willow and poplar trees. Hence, it has come to be referred as a "nageena", which means "the jewel in the ring". The word "nigeen" is a local variant of the same word."
Nigeen Lake (alteratively spelled as Nageen Lake) is a mildly eutrophic lake located in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is sometimes considered a part of the Dal lake and is connected to it via a narrow strait.It is also connected to the Khushal Sar and Gil Sar lakes via a channel known as Nallah Amir Khan. The land at the Famous Nigeen lake belonged to Hakim Family of Hakim Mohallah Baghwanpora. Out of which the major portion belonged to the well-known personality of Baghwanpora Haji Hakim Ghulam Mohammad and his wife.The lake is located adjacent to the Hari Parbat hillock, to the west of the Dal lake. To its north and west, lie the localities of Baghwanpora and Lal Bazar.