Dwarakeswar River | দ্বারকেশ্বর নদী: Dwarakeswar River starts its journey near Madhabpur in Purulia district and enters Bankura district near Chhatna. Then it enters the southeastern part of East Bardhaman District and passes through Hooghly district.
Dwarakeswar River has a lot of sedimentation and in rainy seasons it is topped off with water. Indeed, even near Arambagh, the channel basin has been decreased by garbage and man-made activities.
The Bengal Government, in 2018, had taken up a major venture to rejuvenate six ancient rivers that had lost their course because of indiscriminate unloading of garbage and lack of required digging throughout the long term.
During the time of high tide (long periods of a rainstorm), the river Rupnarayan gets a backward surge of tidal water near Gadhiyara (Meeting point of Rupnarayan and Bhagirathi) and that backward surge of tidal water push back the river water of Dwarekeshwar near Ghatal. Dwarekeshwar comes from an area that has a chronic drought history with scanty rainfall and moves through the area which has chronic flood history.
Location of Dwarakeswar River
Origin of Dwarakeswar River
|Source / Origin||Tilboni Hill|
|Origin Location||Purulia, Chota Nagpur Plateau, West Bengal|
Mouth of Dwarakeswar River
Basin Features of the Dwarakeswar River
|Drainage basin area||–|
Tributaries of Dwarakeswar River
|Left Tributaries||Gandheswari River|
|Right Tributaries||Shilabati River|
FAQs on Dwarakeswar River
The length of the Dwarakeswar River is 220 km.
Dwarakeswar River, spelled as Dwara-keshwar, is also known as Dhalkisor.
The Ganges enters West Bengal near Rajmahal and then stream a south-easterly way. It partitions into two near north of Dhulian in Murshidabad district. One branch enters Bangladesh as the Padma or Pôdda, while different moves through West Bengal as the Bhagirathi and Hooghly River a southern way.
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