Ravi River

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The Ravi River (ਰਾਵੀ, undefined, रावी) is a transboundary river crossing northwestern India and eastern Pakistan.wikipedia
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Indus Waters Treaty

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The waters of the Ravi are allocated to India under the Indus Water Treaty.
According to this agreement, control over the water flowing in three "eastern" rivers of India — the Beas, the Ravi and the Sutlej with the mean annual flow of 33 million acre-feet (MAF) — was given to India, while control over the water flowing in three "western" rivers of India — the Indus, the Chenab and the Jhelum with the mean annual flow of 80 MAF — was given to Pakistan.

Punjab

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It is one of six rivers of the Indus System in Punjab region (Punjab means "Five Rivers"). Part of the battle of the ten kings was fought on a river, which according to Yaska (Nirukta 9.26) refers to the Iravati River (Ravi River) in the Punjab.
Punjab thus means "[The Land of] Five Waters", referring to the rivers Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Sutlej, and Beas.

Battle of the Ten Kings

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Part of the battle of the ten kings was fought on a river, which according to Yaska (Nirukta 9.26) refers to the Iravati River (Ravi River) in the Punjab.
The battle took place during the middle or main Rigvedic period, near the Ravi River in Punjab.

Ujh River

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Ujh River is another major tributary of the Ravi River.
The Ujh river (or Ujjh river) is a tributary of the Ravi River that flows through the Kathua district in the India state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Lahore

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As the Ravi flows past Lahore in Pakistan (26 km below Amritsar in India) it is called "The river of Lahore" since that city is on its eastern bank.
Ravāwar is the simplified pronunciation of the name Iravatyāwar - a name possibly derived from the Ravi River, known as the Iravati River in the Vedas.

Manimahesh Lake

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The Budhil River rises in Lahul range of hills and is sourced from the Manimahesh Kailash Peak and the Manimahesh Lake, at an elevation of 4080 m, and both are Hindu pilgrimage sites.
Gaddis are the people who reside in the Gaddi Valley which is the name of the upper regions of Ravi River where the Mount Chamba Kailash lies.

Pathankot

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It flows into the south-west, near Dalhousie, and then cuts a gorge in the Dhauladhar Range, before entering the Punjab plain near Madhopur and Pathankot.
Pathankot has an average elevation of 332 m. It is a green town surrounded by the Ravi and Chakki rivers.

Madhopur, Punjab

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It flows into the south-west, near Dalhousie, and then cuts a gorge in the Dhauladhar Range, before entering the Punjab plain near Madhopur and Pathankot. Punjab is contemplating to construct 206 MW Shahpurkandi dam project hydro electric project on the Ravi river between Ranjitsagar dam and Madhopur head works.
It is also the location of the Madhopur headworks on the Ravi River, which feeds the Upper Bari Doab Canal irrigating 335,000 hectares of land in Punjab.

Bharmour

It flows through the ancient capital of Bharmwar, now known as Bharmour in Himachal Pradesh.
It lies between the Pir-Panjal and Dhauladhar range, between Ravi and Chenab valley.

Gurdaspur district

GurdaspurGurdaspur tehsilDhariwal, Pakistan
According to satellite imagery studies carried out over a period of 20 years (between 1972–1973 and 1991–1993), the river coursing along the India–Pakistan border meanders substantially in the alluvial plains of the Amritsar, pathankot and Gurdaspur districts of Punjab.
Two main rivers Beas and Ravi passes through the district.

Tomb of Jahangir

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On its western bank is the town of Shahdara Bagh with the tomb of Jahangir and the Tomb of Noor Jahan.
The mausoleum dates from 1637, and is located in Shahdara Bagh in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan, along the banks of the Ravi River.

Himalayas

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The Ravi River originates in the Himalayas in the Multhan tehsil of Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, India.

Shahdara Bagh

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On its western bank is the town of Shahdara Bagh with the tomb of Jahangir and the Tomb of Noor Jahan.
The historic town lies on the north bank of the Ravi River.

Iravati

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According to ancient history traced to Vedas, the Ravi River was known as Iravati (also spelt Eeravati; इरावती, परुष्णि)
She is also associated with a sacred river.

Ranjit Sagar Dam

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The major multipurpose project (Irrigation, Hydropower, Flood Control, development of Fisheries, Tourism and so forth) built on the river is the Ranjit Sagar Dam (also known as Thein dam as it is in Thein village). Punjab is contemplating to construct 206 MW Shahpurkandi dam project hydro electric project on the Ravi river between Ranjitsagar dam and Madhopur head works.
The Ranjit Sagar Dam, also known as the Thein Dam, is part of a hydroelectric project constructed by the Government of Punjab Punjab Irrigation Department on the Ravi River on the Border of two states of India Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab.

Manimahesh Kailash Peak

The Budhil River rises in Lahul range of hills and is sourced from the Manimahesh Kailash Peak and the Manimahesh Lake, at an elevation of 4080 m, and both are Hindu pilgrimage sites.
The peak lies along the water shed between the Chenab River on the one side and Ravi and Beas on the other side.

Indus River

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It is one of six rivers of the Indus System in Punjab region (Punjab means "Five Rivers").
In the plains, its left bank tributary is the Panjnad which itself has five major tributaries, namely, the Chenab, Jhelum, the Ravi, the Beas, and the Sutlej.

Pir Panjal Range

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Flowing westward, it is hemmed by the Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar ranges, forming a triangular zone.
Near the bank of the Sutlej river, it dissociates itself from the Himalayas and forms a divide between the rivers Beas and Ravi on one side and the Chenab on the other.

Shahpurkandi dam project

Punjab is contemplating to construct 206 MW Shahpurkandi dam project hydro electric project on the Ravi river between Ranjitsagar dam and Madhopur head works.
The Shahpurkandi Dam project is located on the Ravi River in Pathankot district, Punjab, India.

Sutlej Yamuna link canal

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The presetnly incomplete SYL link canal, to connect the Sutlej and Yamuna rivers to transfer Haryana's share of water, is now stuck in a dispute in the Supreme Court of India due to objections by Punjab.
Although the issue of water of Sutlej river was resolved through the Bhakra Nangal project, the issue of surplus waters of Ravi river and Beas river excluding the pre-Partition use remained.

Rivers of Jammu and Kashmir

Significant rivers that flow through Jammu & Kashmir from the Himalayas are Jhelum, Chenab, Sutlej, Ravi and Indus.

Interstate River Water Disputes Act

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However, with the merger of PEPSU with Punjab and subsequent bifurcation of Punjab into two states, a dispute arose on the allocation of Ravi and Beas waters for which a tribunal was set up under the Interstate River Water Disputes Act.
The tribunals formed on sharing water of Ravi & Beas rivers, Cauvery / Kaveri river, Vamsadhara River, Mahadayi / Mandovi River and Krishna River (tribunal 2 ) are either yet to pronounce the verdicts or the issued verdicts are to be accepted by the Government of India.

Himachal Pradesh

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The river rises in the Bara Bhangal, District Kangra in Himachal Pradesh, India.
The drainage systems of the region are the Chandra Bhaga or the Chenab, the Ravi, the Beas, the Sutlej, and the Yamuna.

Partition of India

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Even prior to the partition of India in August 1947, India had developed projects on the river Ravi and Beas River system.
The Punjab—the region of the five rivers east of Indus: Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Beas, and Sutlej—consists of interfluvial doabs, or tracts of land lying between two confluent rivers.

Interbasin transfer

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Transfer of surplus water from one basin to another, termed as interbasin water transfer has been effectively implemented on the Ravi River.