Chenab River

  • Chenab River is the largest tributary of the Indus.
  • It originates near the Bara Lacha Pass in the Lahul-Spiti part of the Zaskar Range.
  • The united stream (Chandra and Bhaga) called the Chandrabhaga flows in the northwest direction through Himachal Pradesh and enters Jammu & Kashmir as the Chenab River.
  • It is about 605 miles (974 km) long and feeds several irrigation canals.
  • It enters the plain area near Akhnur in J&K.
  • It cuts a deep gorge near Kishtwar.
  • It receives the water from Jhelum and Ravi rivers.

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