Bhargavi River

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Bhargavi (Dandabhanga Nadi)
Aerial view of Bhargavi river 03.JPG
Aerial view of Bhargavi river
Name origin: Bharga (Sun God)'s sacred yoga site[1]
Country India
State Odisha
Region East India
District Khurda
City Rajamundry
Source Yamuna
Mouth River Kuakhai
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
 - coordinates 17°0′N 81°48′E / 17.000°N 81.800°E / 17.000; 81.800Coordinates: 17°0′N 81°48′E / 17.000°N 81.800°E / 17.000; 81.800
Length 1,465 km (910 mi)
Mahanadi-Koyakhai distributray system.jpg
An illustration of MahanadiKuakhai distributary system in Odisha, India, draining into the Bay of Bengal and Chilka Lake. Picture not drawn to scale

Bhargavi River flows across Odisha, India. It forms the MahanadiKuakhai distributary system branching off from the Kuakhai River and draining into Chilka Lake.

A branch of the Kuakhai River meets the Bay of Bengal after breaking up into numerous distributaries in the last 4.0 kilometres (2.5 mi) of its course. There are four main branches all branching off from the left bank: Kanchi, the East Kania, the Naya Nadi and the South Kanchi (which drains into Sar Lake). By various channels the first three are interconnected and finally join the Suna Munhi River, which flows into Bali Harchandi and ultimately drains to the Bay of Bengal via the mouth of Chilika. The South Kania gets lost in the marshes on the western shore of Chilika.


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-11-15. Retrieved 2010-10-21. Sri Chaitanya Dandabhanga Lila Kunja Ashrama-Bhrgu Muni's Ashrama-2nd paragraph