Brahmani River (Birbhum)

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Brahmani River
Brahmani River.jpg
Brahmani River
Location
Country India
State Jharkhand, West Bengal
Cities Dumka, Rampurhat
Physical characteristics
Source  
 ⁃ location Kathikund, Dumka, Santhal Parganas
Discharge  
 ⁃ location Dwarka River

The Brahmani River is a tributary of the Dwarka River.

Etymology

Course

The Brahmani originates in the Santhal Parganas in Jharkhand and then flows through Birbhum district, bisecting Rampurhat subdivision. It finally flows through Murshidabad district, where it joins the Dwarka River.[1]

It is a hill stream with beds full of pebbles and yellow clay.[2]

Baidhara barrage

Baidhara barrage on the Brahmani has a capacity of 540,000 cubic metres (440 acre⋅ft),[3]

Gallery

Brahmani River panaromic view

See also

References

  1. ^ O’Malley, L.S.S., ICS, Birbhum, Bengal District Gazetteers, p. 5, 1995 reprint, Government of West Bengal
  2. ^ "Murshidabad". District administration. Archived from the original on 5 March 2009. Retrieved 19 August 2009.
  3. ^ "Poverty and Vulnerability" (PDF). Vulnerability due to flood. Human Development Report: Birbhum. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 August 2010. Retrieved 15 June 2010.

External links

Coordinates: 24°16′39″N 87°50′02″E / 24.2775500°N 87.8339300°E / 24.2775500; 87.8339300


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