Dnyanganga River

Dnyanganga River
River Dnyanganga.jpg
Dnyanganga at Nandura
Native name ज्ञानगंगा नदी
Basin
River system Tapti River
Main source Near Dongarshevali, Taluka Chikhli, Dist. Buldhana[1]
River mouth Falls into river Purna on south bank near Yerli, Ta. Nandura.
Countries India
Physiognomy
Length 50.5 miles (81.3 km)[2]

Dnyanganga also sometimes spelt as "Gyanganga" as the Marathi consonant 'ज्ञ' is pronounced differently in Marathi and other Indian languages. Ganga is used as a suffix in the name of several other rivers in India. (Marathi: ज्ञानगंगा नदी, the Ganges of knowledge) is a minor river in Buldhana district of Maharashtra, India. It is a tributary of the Purna River, which itself is a tributary of the Tapti River.

References

  1. ^ The Buldana District Gazetteer (1910) particularly notes that the river takes its source from a spring of water under an umar (ficus glomerata) near the temple of Mahadeo at Dongarshevali.
  2. ^ Central Provinces District Gazetteer: Buldana District A. 1979. p. 421.  (originally printed in 1910)