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Daya River, Puri

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The Daya Riverstarts as a branch of the Kuakhai River at Saradeipur in Odisha state in India. It is joined by the Malaguni River below Golabai and flows through Khordha and Puri districts before emptying into the north-eastern corner of Chilika Lake, 37km from its origin.The historically important Dhauli hills are located on the banks of the Daya River, 8km south of Bhubaneswar. It is a hill with vast open space adjoining it, and has major edicts of Ashoka engraved on a mass of rock, by the side of the road leading to the summit of the hill. Dhauli hill is presumed to be the area where Kalinga War was fought.
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  • This river has story of King Ashoka made decision after Kalinga fight , Not to fight any more in life. Giving Daya to all Human & Living being on planet.  more »
  • Dhauli Hills and the Banks of daya River is where the (In) famous Kalinga war between King Ashoka (of Mourya Dynasty) and the kailnga kingdom was fought..Kalinga lost the war and over one hundred thou...  more »
  • daya river is a branch from Kuakhai river at Saradelpur in odissa in India. it was the river that once flooded with blood The famous KALINGA war held here and daya river turned red due to blood! after...  more »