The Telen or Tel River is a tributary of the Mahanadi in East Central India. The Bhede River is a tributary to this river. The historical Kolabira Fort is situated on the bank of this river.[1][2] Jharsuguda town lies on the bank of this river.[3]


  1. ^ Dharmendra Kumar Mishra (August 2017). "Role of Kolabira Fort in Freedom Struggle of Sambalpur in Odisha" (PDF). Odisha Review. ISSN 0970-8669. Necessary excavation work must be carried out at some selected places of Kolabira fort on the bank of Telen River
  2. ^ "Orissa - Jharsuguda - District". Retrieved 10 February 2009.
  3. ^ "Home". Retrieved 10 February 2009.

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