- Bhadra River
Infobox River | river_name = Bhadra River
caption = Bhadra River near Bhadravathi
Chikmagalur district, Karnataka
The Bhadra River (Kannada:ಭದ್ರಾ ನದಿ) is a river in
Karnatakastate in southern India.
The Bhadra originates in the
Western Ghatsrange, and flows east across the DeccanPlateau, joined by its tributaries the Somavahini, Thadabehalla, and Odirayanahalla. The river flows through the Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary. A dam was built across the river near Lakkavalli. The Bhadra meets the Tunga Riverat Koodli, a small town near Shivamogga. The combined river continues east as the Tungabhadra, a major tributary of the Krishna, which empties into the Bay of Bengal.
* [http://wikimapia.org/302970/ Map of Bhadra River]
* [http://www.thehindu.com/2006/02/03/stories/2006020305530300.htm Noisy scenes at meeting of Bhadra farmers, officials]
* [http://www.gisdevelopment.net/aars/acrs/1996/ts1/ts1008.asp Assessing Irrigation Performance of Rice-Based Bhadra Project in India]
* [http://www.deccanherald.com/Content/Jun92007/state200706096449.asp Crocodiles are abundant in the Bhadra river]
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