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The Sabarmati river is one of the major west-flowing rivers in India.[3] It originates in the Aravalli Range
Aravalli Range
of the Udaipur
Udaipur
District of Rajasthan
Rajasthan
and meets the Gulf of Cambay of Arabian Sea
Arabian Sea
after travelling 371 km in a south-westerly direction across Rajasthan and Gujarat.[3] 48 km of the river length is in Rajasthan, while 323 km is in Gujarat.[3]

Contents

1 Basin 2 History 3 Sabarmati Riverfront 4 Dams

4.1 Dharoi Dam

5 Gallery 6 See also 7 References 8 External links

Basin[edit] The Sabarmati basin has a maximum length of 300 km. and maximum width of 105 km. The total catchment area of the basin is 21674 km2 out of which, 4124 km2 lies in Rajasthan
Rajasthan
State and the remaining 18550 km2 in Gujarat.[4] Sabarmati river basin is situated in the mid-southern part of Rajasthan. To its east lie the Banas and Mahi Basins, to its north the Luni Basin and to its west the West Banas Basin. Its southern boundary is the border with Gujarat
Gujarat
State. The Sabarmati river basin extends over parts of Udaipur, Sirohi, Pali
Pali
and Dungarpur
Dungarpur
Districts. Orthographically, the western part of the Basin is marked by hilly terrain belonging to the Aravali Range. East of the hills lies a narrow alluvial plain with a gentle eastward slope.[4] The major tributaries are the Sei, Wakal, Watrak, Shedhi, Harnav, Guhai, Hathmati, Khari, Meshwo, Mazam and Mohar.[3][4] Average annual water availability in the Sabarmati basin is 308 m3/capita, which is significantly lower than the national average of 1545 m3/capita.[5] History[edit] The origin legend is that Shiva
Shiva
brought the goddess Ganga to Gujarat and that caused the Sabarmati to come into being.[6] The ancient name of sabarmati river is Bhogwa. Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
and Gandhinagar, the commercial and political capitals of Gujarat
Gujarat
respectively, were established on the banks of Sabarmati river. The legend is that Sultan Ahmed Shah of Gujarat, resting on the bank of Sabarmati, was inspired by the courage of a rabbit chasing a dog to the extent of establishing Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
in 1411. The soils of the Sabarmati area on the banks of the river are rich. During India's independence struggle, Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi
established Sabarmati Ashram
Sabarmati Ashram
as his home on the banks of this river.[7] The National Water Quality Programme led by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) positions[when?] Sabarmati River
Sabarmati River
as one of the most polluted rivers in India.[8] Sabarmati Riverfront[edit] Main article: Sabarmati Riverfront

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Dams[edit] There are several reservoirs on Sabarmati and its tributaries. The Dharoi dam
Dharoi dam
is located on the main river. Hathmati dam, Harnav dam and Guhai dam are located on the tributaries meeting the main river upstream of Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
while Meshvo reservoir, Meshvo pick-up weir, Mazam dam and Watrak dam are located on tributaries meeting downstream. The Kalpasar is planned project in the Gulf of Khambhat. Dharoi Dam[edit] Main article: Dharoi dam The area covering upper sub-basin and the catchment of the main river up to Dharoi dam
Dharoi dam
is designated as Dharoi sub-basin. Constructed in 1978, Dharoi dam
Dharoi dam
is located about 165 km upstream Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
in village Dharoi of Mehsana district. This covers drainage area of the main river up to Dharoi dam. Catchment area of the sub basin is 5540 km2, out of which about 2,640 km2 lies in Gujarat state. Gallery[edit]

Construction work going on near the river under the Sabarmati River Front Development Project 

River Sabarmati in Ahmedabad, Gujarat 

See also[edit]

Ahmedabad List of rivers in India Sabarmati Ashram

References[edit]

^ Kumar, Rakesh; Singh, R.D.; Sharma, K.D. (10 September 2005). "Water Resources of India" (PDF). Current Science. Bangalore: Current Science Association. 89 (5): 794–811. Retrieved 13 October 2013.  ^ "Sabarmati Basin Station: Ahmedabad". UNH/GRDC. Archived from the original on 4 October 2013.  ^ a b c d Water Year Book 2011-12: Mahi, Sabarmati & Other West Flowing Rivers (PDF). Gandhinagar: Central Water Commission. 2012. p. 14.  ^ a b c "Sabarmati River, INDIA". National River Conservation Directorate.  ^ Integrated Hydrological Data Book (PDF). New Delhi: Central Water Commission. 2016. p. 1.  ^ "The sacrificial maiden river". The Times of India. 2 September 2002. Archived from the original on 19 April 2015.  ^ " Sabarmati Ashram
Sabarmati Ashram
History".  ^ River pollution plaguing Gujarat

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Coordinates: 22°18′N 72°22′E / 22.300°N 72.367°E / 22.300; 72.367

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