Ghaghara


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Ghaghara

(gäg`ərə) or

Gogra

(gō`grä), river, major tributary of the Ganges, c.640 mi (1,030 km) long, rising in the Himalayas, SW Tibet region of China, and flowing generally S through Nepal (where it is called the Karnali) and SE through Uttar Pradesh state to join the Ganges in Bihar state, E India. The river is used extensively for trade. Its lower reaches are navigable by river steamers.
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The international borders with Nepal and inter-state with Bihar have been sealed and mobile units of security forces are deployed at rivers of Ganga, Ghaghara and Saryu to check the movements of trouble makers during polling.
The residents, long having been harrowed by the uncertainties of agriculture and life created by the meandering of Ghaghara and Ganges rivers, are fed up of the apathy of the UP government and its false promises to develop the area.
The inter-state border with Bihar has also been sealed and mobile security forces units have been deployed on the rivers Ganga, Ghaghara and Saryu to check movement of troublemakers during polling.
Waters from the swollen rivers, Saryu and Ghaghara, have submerged several houses and roads completely.
Tenders are invited for Project Estimate Anti Erosion Works For Protection Of Village Ramamau, Bevari And Gola On Left Bank Of River Ghaghara In District Gorakhpur.
Tenders are invited for Installation Of Potoon Bridge Over Ghaghara River At Lohremau Ghat Barabanki.
1 And 2 At Gola Town And Spur 2 In Village Beveri L/B Of River Ghaghara In Distt.
200 For Protection Of Dewasia Village On Left Bank Of River Ghaghara In Distt.