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Bhagirathi River

Bhagirathi Rive in Tehri Riyasat
Rivers in Tehri Riyasat – 3
History of King Sudarshan Shah Period – 9
History of Tehri Riyasat (Tehri Garhwal and Uttarkashi Garhwal) from 1815-1948 -9
History of Uttarakhand, (Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar) – 1234
By: Bhishma Kukreti (History Student)
Bhagirathi is very important River of Tehri and Uttarkashi districts. Barring Yamuna and associate Rivers all other rivers and rivulets meet Bhagirathi River. Bhagirathi originates from Gaumukh 9 miles east of Gangotri, at 14000 feet height, At Gaumukh Bhagirathi is 20 feet wide and 1.5 feet deep. Bhagirathi flows through Taknaur, Naldkathhur, Barahat, Dhanari, Baragaddi, Gmai, Bishtpatti, Gusain patti, Udaypur pargana, Pratapnagar, Chandravadani , Narendra nagar and at end meets Alaknanda River at devprayag and and makes Ganga from Devprayag or Baha. Jadganga meets Bhagirathi at Bhaironghat. From Bharainghati, Bhagirathi flows west- south. Pilangana River originates from Panwali Hills and meets Bhagirathi at Bhelya Tipari. From nakari, Bhagirathi flows to south. Jakur River originates from Hadala hill and meets Bhagirathi at near Bhaldiyana. Bhilangna River meets at Tehri.
Jakur River meets Bhagirathi at Mukhim.
Other Associate rivers or rivulets of Bhagirathi are –Lodgad, Dingad, Dhanarigad, Songad, Kanauldiyagad, Kaidilgad, Kharmolagad, Nagonga, Varun and Assi.

References -
Shiv Prasad Dabral, Uttarakhand ka Itihas part 6 pages 35-36
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