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The Dwarka River (also called Babla) is a tributary of Bhagirathi.

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Map of Dwaraka River, West Bengal

Demographics

The Dwaraka originates in Santhal Parganas in Jharkhand, flows through Deucha, and then through Mayureswar and Rampurhat police station areas of Birbhum district. It finally flows through Murshidabad district, where it joins the Bhagirathi. Two great shakti temple held on the bank of this river, they are Dwarbasini at Chondrapur and tarapith. Though a moderate river, it has several names and many small tributaries and estuaries. It is divided into two flow at Bishnupur and through Kandi subdivission near Kalyanpur (Murshidabad) this river merged with Bhagirathi. Its many backwaters and side channels also connect with the Bhagirathi. It is a hill stream with beds full of pebbles and yellow clay.

Deucha barrage

A barrage at Deucha on the Dwarka river has a capacity of 1,700,000 cubic metres (1,400 acre¬∑ft). It is on the west side of NH 60, in Birbhum district .

References

Dwarka River Wikipedia


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