Brahmani River (Birbhum)

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Brahmani River
Country India
States Jharkhand, West Bengal
Cities Dumka, Rampurhat
 - location Kathikund, Dumka, Santhal Parganas

The Brahmani River is a tributary of the Dwarka River.

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[edit]

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

See also[edit]

List of rivers of India


  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 2009-03-05. Retrieved 2009-08-19. 
  3. ^ "Poverty and Vulnerability" (PDF). Vulnerability due to flood. Human Development Report: Birbhum. Retrieved 2010-06-15. 

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