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Beki River (also known as the Kurissu River in Bhutan, Assamese: বেকী নদী) is one of the right bank tributaries of the mighty Brahmaputra River,[1] which flows down from the Bhutan region but a large portion flows in Indian state Assam. It touches flows from Bhutan touching Mathanguri, Naranguri, Khusrabari, Valaguri, Mainamata, Odalguri, Barpeta Road, Nichukha, Sorbhog, Kalgachia, Balaipathar, Kharballi, Bardanga, Kamarpara, Srirampur, Daoukmari, Jania, Chanpur, Rubi,Sawpur, Gobindapur, Moinbari and Balikuri. Tourists can have beautiful view of the river and its natural surroundings from the bridges situated on NH no- 31.[2]

OriginEdit

Beki River, also known as Kurissu River in Bhutan, lies between 26° 20' 00" N; 90° 56' 00" E which comes from Himalayan glacier. Bhutan has several major river systems flowing swiftly out of the Himalayas that are fed by glaciers in northern Bhutan. They flow south and join the Brahmaputra River basin in India. The Brahmaputra flows into Bangladesh and drains into the Bay of Bengal.[3]

Soil erosionEdit

The soil erosion of Beki river has become a major problem of flowing two districts Barpeta and Baksa of Assam.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Brahmaputrap; Water Resources Information System of India". India-WRIS. Retrieved 13 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Beki River (in Bhutaneese: Kurissu river)". Wikimapia. Retrieved 13 May 2017.
  3. ^ Kalita, Gaurab; Sarma, Pradip (23 January 2015). "Ichthyofaunal diversity, status and Anthropogenic stress of Beki River, Barpeta, Assam" (PDF). International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies 2015; 2(4): 241-248. Retrieved 13 May 2017.
  4. ^ Barman, Gunamoni (15 July 2012). "Heavy rain in Bhutan sparks flood fears". The Telegraph. Calcutta, India. Retrieved 13 May 2017.