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Mahanadi’s Dry Riverbed Portrays Horrifying Picture For Odisha In Future

On March 3, 2021 | 7:46 PM

The Mahanadi River which flows for some 900 kms has its basin spread over 1.5 lakh square kms. If reports are anything to go by, the catchment area covers more than one-third of the entire state. People called this great river as the pride of Odisha. However, things seem to be changing now. Those who considered it as a boon, the same people now feel cursed for being over-dependent on the water body.