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  • 11 February, 2021

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Concern Among People of Lahaul-Spiti After Glacial Outburst in Uttarakhand

Concern Among People of Lahaul-Spiti After Glacial Outburst in Uttarakhand

  • The concern is about the Tandi project on the Chandra-Bhaga River Basin after the Uttarakhand flooding debacle.

  • Other Proposed projects in Lahul-Spiti are Rashil (102 MW), Bardang (126 MW), Miyar (90 MW) and Jispa.

Chenab River-

  • Source: It rises in the upper Himalayas in the Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh state.
    • The river is formed by the confluence of two rivers, Chandra and Bhaga, at Tandi, 8 km southwest of Keylong, in the Lahaul and Spiti district.
      • The Bhaga river originates from Surya taal lake, which is situated a few kilometres west of the Bara-lacha la pass in Himachal Pradesh.
      • The Chandra river originates from glaciers east of the same pass (near Chandra Taal).
  • Flows Through: It flows through the Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir into the plains of Punjab, Pakistan, before flowing into the Indus River.

Source: TH


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