Dwarakeswar River
Dhalkisor River
StateWest Bengal
CityBankura, Arambag
Physical characteristics
SourceTilboni Hill
 • locationPurulia district, Chota Nagpur Plateau, West Bengal
 • locationRupnarayan River
Basin features
 • leftGandheswari River, Kukhra River, Birai River
 • rightShilabati River

The Dwarakeswar (also known as Dhalkisor) is a major river in the western part of the Indian state of West Bengal.


The river originates near Madhabpur in Purulia district and enters Bankura district near Chhatna. It cuts across the district, flowing past the district headquarters, and enters the southeastern tip of East Bardhaman District. It then passes through Hooghly District.[1]

See also

List of rivers of India


  1. ^ Chattopadhyay, Akkori, Bardhaman Jelar Itihas O Lok Sanskriti (History and Folk lore of Bardhaman District.), (in Bengali), Vol I, pp 33-34, Radical Impression. ISBN 81-85459-36-3

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