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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When the police visited the site, they were informed by an eyewitness that a man came, left his motorcycle and phone, and jumped in the Ghaghara river.
As many as 650 pilgrims were airlifted from Ghaghara and 2,030 others rescued by road from Badrinath.
The dolphin, who weighed 80 kg, was released in Ghaghara river.
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.
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.
Waters from the swollen rivers, Saryu and Ghaghara, have submerged several houses and roads completely.