Sunar River
Sunar River
Near Bankori
Sunar River is located in India
Sunar River
Indian River Map
Location
Country India
Statemadhya Pradesh
CitiesRehli, Garhakota, Hatta
Physical characteristics
SourceVindhya Range
 • locationTada Village, Kesli Tehsil, Sagar district
 • elevation358 m
MouthKen River
 • location
Patan Kalan, Panna District
 • coordinates
24°23′20″N 79°55′48″E / 24.3889°N 79.9300°E / 24.3889; 79.9300
Length250 km
Basin size12,620 km2,
Basin features
Tributaries 
 • rightDehaar, Gadheri, Bewas, Kopra, Judi, Vyarma.

The River Sunar (also called Sonar) is a rain-fed river in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Sunar river flows From Sagar district, through Damoh District and Panna district.[1]

Sunar River is a tributary of Ken River.[2]

Geography

The Sunar flows in the Bundelkhand region in Sagar District and Damoh district. Its overall length is more than 250 kilometres. It flows south to north like all Vindhyan rivers and Ganges system tributaries of central Indian rivers. It drains an approximately 12,000 square kilometre area of the southern boundary of Bundelkhand.

Sources

Sunar River originates in Sagar District from a small hilly region in kesli block. So its initial source is near Tada village around 80 kilometers from Sagar District.

Tributaries

There are many small tributaries of the Sunar. The most notable are the Dehaar, Bewas, Judi, Gadheri, Kopra and Byarma rivers.[3]

Byarma River

It is a major tributary of Sunar river. It originates in Sagar district and flows in Damoh district. Gauraiya is a tributary of Byarma river.

Bewas River

Bewas river originates in Raisen district. It flows in Sagar district and joins Sunar river in Damoh district. Rajghat dam and Pagara dam are on the Bewas river.

Dehaar River

Dehaar is a tributary of Sunar river. It originates on the Sagar-Raisen border. Naharmau and Rangir are situated on banks of Dehaar river. It joins the Sunar river at Rahli.

Kopra River

Kopra river originates in Sagar district. It flows in Damoh district. Madhkoleshwar temple is located on Kopra and Sunar river banks.

Gadheri River

Gadheri river originates in Sagar district. Famous Aapchand Caves are located on the banks of Gadheri river. It joins Sunar river in Garhakota.

Settlements

Villages and towns situated on the banks of the Sunar are Bankori Kesli, Gaurjhamar, Gadhakota, Hatta, Rehhli, Madiyadoh, Narsinghgarh.

Tourist places

References

  1. ^ https://www.mindat.org/feature-1255782.html
  2. ^ "सुनार नदी सागर - Sunar river sagar". Madhya Pradesh Tourism (in Hindi). 5 May 2022. Retrieved 14 February 2024.
  3. ^ https://www.google.www.patrika.com/sagar-news/three-bridges-will-be-built-on-dehra-and-bebas-river-minister-rangir-1-2552002/%3famp=1
  4. ^ "MP Sagar रहली में सुनार नदी पर 23 करोड़ की लागत से बने अटल सेतु का लोकार्पण". ETV Bharat News (in Hindi). 26 December 2022. Retrieved 14 February 2024.
  5. ^ "सूर्य मंदिर रेहली सागर - Sun Temple Rehli Sagar". Madhya Pradesh Tourism (in Hindi). 5 May 2022. Retrieved 14 February 2024.
  6. ^ "दमोह में भी है त्रिवेणी संगम, यहां देवताओं ने एक रात में किया शिव मंदिर का निर्माण! जानें मान्यता". News18 हिंदी (in Hindi). 3 April 2023. Retrieved 14 February 2024.