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  • Ancient Buddhist site of Sannati in Kalaburagi district, Karnataka on the bank of the Bhima River got a restoration project in 2022

  • The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) excavated the area in 1994

  • The study of the material found in the excavation firmly established that the “abandoned well” was indeed the site of Adholoka Maha Chaitya [the Great Stupa of the Netherworlds] as it was referred to and described in many inscriptions and built in the Ashokan era.

  • The Maha Stupa (22 meters in diameter and rose to a height of about 17 meters), is believed to have been developed in three constructional phases – Maurya, Early Satavahana and Later Satavahana periods -- stretching from 3rd Century B.C. to 3rd Century A.D

Bhima River

  • Also known as the Chandrabagha River, is a major tributary of the Krishna River.

  • It originates near Bhimashankar Temple in the Bhimashankar hills near Karjat on the western side of the Western Ghats, in the Pune District of Maharashtra.

  • Bhima flows southeast through the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Telangana.

  • The Bhima River merges into the Krishna River at Kadlur (Raichur) in Karnataka.

  • This 861 km-long river has the Western Ghats on the west, the Balaghat Range in the north, and the Mahadeo Hills in the south.

Bhima River

  • It runs in a well-entrenched valley, and its banks are heavily populated.

  • The total basin area of the river is 48,631 sq. km, out of which 75 percent lie in the state of Maharashtra.

  • The river is rain-fed, and the volume of the river varies based on the monsoonal changes.

  • Major tributaries are the Sina, Indrayani,Ghod and Nira rivers.

  • Pandharpur is an important pilgrimage centre located on the right bank of Bhima River.



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