Saturday, April 17, 2021

Kali River also known as "Sharda River", "Kutiyangdi" or "Mahakali River" is a Himalayan river

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🟢 Kali River

▪️The source of the Kali river has been a point of dispute between India and Nepal

▪️The Kalapani region derives its name from the river Kali. The River became the marker of the boundary of the kingdom of Nepal following the Treaty of Sugauli

▪️The Kali River also known as "Sharda River", "Kutiyangdi" or "Mahakali River" is a Himalayan river

▪️Origin: The traditional source of Kali River is LipmpiyaDhura in pithoragarh district of Uttarkhand

It flows along Nepal's western border with India 

Kali River is joined by DhauliGanga in uttarkhand. It unites with GoriGanga at Jauljibi town which is famous for its annual trade fair

Surging ahead on its course, the river crosses Uttarkhand n enters Uttar Pradesh where it merges with Ghaghra river (tributary of Ganges)

The river is also the source for a vital project, in Himalayan component of the Indian Rivers Inter-link project 

▪️Important projects : Tanakpur Hydro Electric Project, Chameliya Hydro Electric Project

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