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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 is near passes via important land marks.However it is very poorly managed and not worth wasting time.  more »
  • During our stay at Bhubaneswar, we passed through Daya River, enroute to Dhauli Hills. Daya River is a branch of Kuakhai River starting at Saradeipur which joins with Malaguni River and finally flows ...  more »
  • Legend goes that the Kalinga War between Ashoka the Great and Kalinga was fought on the banks of river Daya (meaning Kindness). The river had turned red. Ashoka was aggrieved at scale of violence. Tho...  more »
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  • The Daya River starts as a branch of the Kuakhai River at Saradeipur (near Badahati) 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, 37 kilometres (23 mi) from its origin. The historically important Dhauli hills are located on the banks of the Daya River, 8 kilometres (5 mi) 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 Warwas fought.
  • Kalinga Battle Ground was on the Bank of Daya River
  • Life line of kanas
  • Daya river branch of kuakhai rivet
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