Mahanadi


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Mahanadi

(məhä`nədē), river, c.550 mi (885 km) long, rising in S Chhattisgarh state, central India, and flowing north then east through a gorge in the Eastern Ghats, across Odisha (Orissa) state, forming a delta before entering the Bay of Bengal near Cuttack. The Tel and Hasdo rivers are its main tributaries. The Hirakud Dam, at Sambalpur, is the world's largest earthen dam and supports several hydroelectric plants. The Mahanadi irrigates a fertile valley whose chief crops are rice, oilseed, and sugarcane.
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Mahanadi

a river in E India, rising in Chhattisgarh and flowing north, then south and east to the Bay of Bengal. Length: 885 km (550 miles)
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Mahanadi river water is shared by five states - Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.
Sambalpur (Odisha) [India], June 10 ( ANI ): Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday hit out at the Biju Janata Dal-led state government in Odisha for failing to provide water from Mahanadi in the state.
Bhubaneshwar (Odisha) [India], June 01 ( ANI ): Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday berated Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh's comments on the Mahanadi river.
12 (ANI): The Centre on Monday constituted 'the Mahanadi Water Disputes Tribunal' for resolving the longstanding dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh over sharing of Mahanadi water.