Bhadra River

Bhadra River

Infobox River | river_name = Bhadra River

caption = Bhadra River near Bhadravathi
origin = Chikmagalur district, Karnataka
mouth =
basin_countries = India
length =
elevation =
discharge =
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The Bhadra River (Kannada:ಭದ್ರಾ ನದಿ) is a river in Karnataka state in southern India.

The Bhadra originates in the Western Ghats range, and flows east across the Deccan Plateau, 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 River at 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.

External links

* [ Map of Bhadra River]
* [ Noisy scenes at meeting of Bhadra farmers, officials]
* [ Assessing Irrigation Performance of Rice-Based Bhadra Project in India]
* [ Crocodiles are abundant in the Bhadra river]

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