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Ramganga West[edit]

Ramganga West
Ramganga near Muradabad P 20170409 114925 02.jpg
Ramganga near Moradabad
Country India
States Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh
Region North India
Source Namik Glacier
 - location Himalayas-Doodhatoli ranges,, Pauri Garhwal, Doodhatoli ranges, Uttarakhand, India
Mouth Ganges
 - location Near Ibrahimpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
 - elevation 130 m (427 ft)
Basin 30,641 km2 (11,831 sq mi)
Discharge for 27°10′41″N 79°50′39″E / 27.177996°N 79.844112°E / 27.177996; 79.844112
 - average 500 m3/s (17,657 cu ft/s)

Ramganga West River originates from Doodhatoli ranges in the district of Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand state of India. The Ramganga River flows to south west from Kumaun Himalaya. It is a tributary of the river Ganges, originates from the high altitude zone of 800m-900m. Ramganga flows by the Corbett National Park near Ramnagar of Nainital district from where it descends upon the plains. Moradabad, Bareilly, Badaun, Shahjahanpur and Hardoi cities of Uttar Pradesh is situated on its banks. The Ramganga Dam crosses the river at Kalagarh for irrigation and hydroelectric generation. An annual festival of Ganga Dassahra is organised on its banks annually during the months of September and October at Chaubari village near Bareilly. It has a drainage basin of 30,641 km2. (11,831 sq.mi).



Ramganga East[edit]

Ramganga East
Basin features
Main source Himalayas- Namik Glacier, Pithoragarh district
River mouth Flows into River Kali

Another Ramganga called Ramganga East originates from the Namik Glacier in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand and flows towards South-East.[1][2] The river is fed by numerous small and big rivers and finally joins river Sarju at Rameshwar near Ghat of Pithoragarh.[1] The Sarju in turn confluences with the Kali (Sharda).[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b Negi, Sharad Singh. Himalayan Rivers, Lakes, and Glaciers. Indus Publishing. p. 115. ISBN 9788185182612. Retrieved 9 November 2016. 
  2. ^ Rawat, Ajay Singh. Forest Management in Kumaon Himalaya: Struggle of the Marginalised People. Indus Publishing. p. 18. ISBN 9788173871016. Retrieved 9 November 2016. 

Coordinates: 26°28′21″N 80°19′52″E / 26.4725°N 80.3311°E / 26.4725; 80.3311