His wish was to get an offspring and hence prays to Lord Brahma. There are several dams built on the Kaveri River. Talakaveri is also one of the must visit places in Coorg. Cauvery, as one of the holiest rivers in South India, is also known as the 'Ganges of the South'. They are the locals of Kodagu who have lived there for many years. Froth in Kelavarapalli Dam waters worries farmers, residents, Watch | India’s first batch of homegrown asafoetida, TNSTC rolls out 200 special buses from Salem to clear Deepavali rush, Narrow stretch on Chennimalai Road in Erode causes congestion, Red-headed vulture spotted on an unusual terrain near Coimbatore, New on Netflix this week: ‘Mismatched’, ‘The Crown’ Season 4, and more, Amazon sues influencers for promoting fake luxury products, Instagram revamps home screen with Reels, Shops tabs, ‘Chhalaang’ movie review: Rajkummar Rao-starrer is a breezy entertainer, Mental wellness app installs surged during U.S. election, Twitter says Amit Shah’s account was temporarily locked due to ‘inadvertent error’, Cricketer Krunal Pandya detained at Mumbai airport for possession of undisclosed gold, World champion runner Naser faces appeal in doping case, Rent-a-car business faces challenges in Kochi, PM Modi unveils Vivekananda’s statue on JNU campus, Attorney-General clears contempt action against comedian Kunal Kamra, Actor Asif Basra found dead in Dharamshala, Nirmala Sitharaman press meet updates | Finance Minister announces 12 schemes to boost economy, Schools, colleges not to reopen in Tamil Nadu on November 16, T.N. In the same mechanism, the well gets emptied through an exit pipe when water level in the reservoir falls. You have reached your limit for free articles this month. The third island is Srirangam in Tamil Nadu. Especially for the people of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu as Kaveri river forms their lifeline! Click on the “Options ”, it opens up the settings page. Krishna Raja Sagara, also popularly known as KRS, is a lake and the dam that creates it. It is the main source of water for the districts of Mysore. As we fight disinformation and misinformation, and keep apace with the happenings, we need to commit greater resources to news gathering operations. The most popular ones being the Krishna Raja Sagar Dam (KRS) in Mandya, Upper Anicut in Tamil Nadu, Amaravthi Dam, Mettur Dam and Kallani Dam in Tamil Nadu. And for an avid traveller in you, the river basin has numerous religious places and tourist spots waiting to be explored. The water is used for irrigation in Mysore and Mandya, and it is the main source of drinking water for all of Mysore, Mandya and almost the whole of Bengaluru city, the capital of Karnataka.  Upon examining, the latter gave his consent issuing an order on 11 October 1911 to begin the project and a sum of ₹81 lakh was set aside for it. She is referred as Kaveramma and is a much-revered deity in the region. Hence, Kaveri River is also the main source of water for the IT city as well. Shimsha, Hemavati, Kabini, Arkavathy, Honnuhole, Bhavani, Lokapavani, Amaravati and Noyil are the tributaries of river Cauvery. Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox? Nearly 220 species of birds have been recorded here in large numbers. No doubt, Kaveri is the lifeblood of both Karnataka and Tamil-Nadu Covering a large distance from the Western Ghats, she joins the Bay of Bengal in the East of India. Please write complete sentences. Krishna Raja Wadiyar IV Maharaj of Mysore constructed the dam during famine despite the critical financial condition in State and the foundation stone was laid by Krishna Raja Wadiyar IV himself. The first two dams are only on Kaveri river; other dams are on its tributaries. Kelavarapalli Dam waters witnessed such levels of pollution in 2017, when the dam waters was filled with foamy waters frothing on the surface and the edges. The dam was originally constructed by the Chola king Karikalan in 2nd century AD. She joins the Bay of Bengal at Poompuhar in Tamil Nadu and thisexplains why even the people of Tamil-Nadu are emotional about the river Kaveri! Srirangam is called as Anthya Ranga where Kaveri finally joins the sea. Thus, river Kaveri forms one of the longest rivers in South India. When all the eight gates close the sluice, the balance weight moves to the top of its swing and the float to the bottom of the well. Photo Courtesy: Dave Lonsdale |. He then approached T. Ananda Rao, the Diwan of Mysore and the Maharaja Krishna Raja Wadiyar IV for a reconsideration. Shivanasamudra is known as Madhya Ranga indicating the mid-way of the river. She originates in the form of spring at Brahmagiri Hill at Talakaveri in Kodagu district of Karnataka.