Sindh River

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Sindh River
Kali Sindh River Near Sawai Madhopur 2.jpg
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The Sindh River is a tributary of the Yamuna River.
Location
CountryIndia
StateMadhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh
Physical characteristics
SourceMalwa Plateau
 ⁃ locationVidisha district, Madhya Pradesh
MouthYamuna River
 ⁃ location
Etawah district, Uttar Pradesh
 ⁃ coordinates
26°26′17″N 79°12′43″E / 26.43806°N 79.21194°E / 26.43806; 79.21194Coordinates: 26°26′17″N 79°12′43″E / 26.43806°N 79.21194°E / 26.43806; 79.21194
Length470 km (290 mi)
Basin features
Tributaries 
 ⁃ leftKwari River
 ⁃ rightPahuj River

The Sindh River, a tributary of the Yamuna River, flows through the Indian states of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.

Course[edit]

The Sindh originates on the Malwa Plateau in Vidisha district, and flows north-northeast through the districts of Guna, Ashoknagar, Shivpuri, Datia, Gwalior and Bhind in Madhya Pradesh to join the Yamuna River in jalaun district, Uttar Pradesh, just after the confluence of the Chambal River with the Yamuna River. It has a total length of 470 kilometres (290 mi), out of which 461 kilometres (286 mi) are in Madhya Pradesh and 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) are in Uttar Pradesh.[1]

Tributaries[edit]

Majorly three important tributaries are there, Pahuj, Kwari, Mahuar river also known as samoha river locally (passing through karera wildlife sanctuary) are its tributaries.[1]

Dam[edit]

Manikheda Dam has been constructed across the Sindh River in Shivpuri district and a Pickup Dam named as Mohini sagar is situated downstream.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "A Watershed" (PDF). Envis Madhya Pradesh. Retrieved 7 July 2010.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "The Damaging Floods" (PDF). p. 9. Dams. Rivers and People. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 November 2009. Retrieved 11 July 2010.