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Ponnaiyar River


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The South Pennar River (also known as Dakshina Pinakini in Kannada and Thenpennai or Ponnaiyar or Pennaiyar in Tamil) is a trans-boundary river India.
Outskirts of Bangalore, Tiruvannamalai, Cuddalore are the important cities on the banks of South Pennar river. Where as,  Hosur and Chengam are the major industrial settlements.
The river originates in the Nandi Hills in the Chikkaballapura district of Karnataka and flows through Tamil Nadu before emptying into the Bay of Bengal. It has a catchment area of 1,424 square miles (3,690 km2) located in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu  states. Small dams of Kelavarapalli and Krishnagiri Dams are built across this river near Hosur and Krishnagiri. The largest dam on this river, Sathanur Dam with 7.3 Tmcft Gross Capacity is built near Tiruvannamalai. Moongilthuraipattu Sugar Factory is also situated on the bank of river.
The river is dry for the most part of the year. Water flows during the monsoon season when it is fed by the south-west monsoon in catchment area and the northeast monsoon in Tamil Nadu. However this water flow raises the water table throughout the river basin and feeds numerous reservoirs/tanks.
The old river Dakshina Pinakini does not exist anymore.
Substantial part of Bangalore's sewage enters this river via Bellandur and Varthur Lakes and other channels.The sand build of the river is quite impressive, suggesting that it may have been a perennial river with much larger water flow in the past. Mention of the river is found in Sangam and medieval (Tevaram - Bhakti cult era) literature, where it is depicted as rich with lush vegetation on its banks.  There are various temples on its banks. It irrigates Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Tiruvannamalai, Vizhuppuram and Cuddalore districts and empties into the Bay of Bengal    .
This river is now looted for its rich availability of sand. As the water flow will be only in monsoon seasons, the river is dry in remaining parts of the year.
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Penna River

Penna River

River in India

  • Desc: The Penna is a river of southern India. The Penna rises in the Nandi Hills in Chikballapur District of Karnataka state, and runs north and east through the states of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh to empty into the Bay of Bengal.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penna_River
  • Type: RiverBodyOfWater, Thing, Place, BodyOfWater
  • Result Score: 0.22
Nandi Hills

Nandi Hills

Town in India

  • Desc: Nandi Hills is an ancient hill fortress built by Ganga Dynasty and later enlarged and strengthened by Tipu Sultan in southern India, in the Chikkaballapur district of Karnataka state.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nandi_Hills,_India
  • Type: Place, Thing, City
  • Result Score: 0.02
Hosur

Hosur

City in India

Tondaimandalam

Region in India

  • Desc: Tondaimandalam also known as Tondai Nadu is a historical region located in the southern part of Andhra Pradesh and northernmost part of Tamil Nadu. The region comprises the districts which formed a part of the traditional malayaman kingdom.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tondaimandalam
  • Type: Thing, Place
  • Result Score: 0.00
Kabilar Kundru

Kabilar Kundru

Historical landmark in India

  • Desc: Kabilar Kundru is a hill rock in the middle of the Ponnaiyar River near Tirukoilur in Viluppuram district, Tamil Nadu, India. It is known for Tamil poet Kapilar did Vadakirrutal here, after his friend Vēl Pāri was killed in a battle.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kabilar_Kundru
  • Type: Thing, Place
  • Result Score: 0.00

Kelavarapalli

Village in India

  • Desc: Kelavarapalli is a village in the Hosur taluk of Krishnagiri district, Tamil Nadu, India. There is a dam across the Ponnaiyar river in this village.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelavarapalli
  • Type: Place, Thing, City
  • Result Score: 0.00

Manjamedu

Village in India

  • Desc: Manjamedu is a village in the pochampaill taluk of krishnagiri district, Tamil Nadu, India. It is situated on the north bank of the Ponnaiyar River.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manjamedu
  • Type: Place, Thing, City
  • Result Score: 0.00
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