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 Rivers - Luni Basin

1. Luni

River Luni originates in the western slopes of the Aravali range at an elevation of 550 m,  near Ajmer. After flowing for about 495 km in a south-westerly direction in Rajasthan, the river disappears in the marshy land of Runn of Kutch. The total catchment area of Luni River Basin in Rajasthan is 37,363 km2, covering parts of the Districts of Ajmer, Pali, Jodhpur, Nagaur, Barmer, Jalore and Sirohi.

Catchment Area: 37,363 km2
Longitudes: 71°04' and 74°42'
Latitudes: 23°41' and 27°05'
Tributaries:  

2. Guhiya

River Guhiya originates in the hillocks near the villages Khariyaniv and Tharasani in Pali District. It joins river Bandi near village Phekariya in Pali District. The catchment is situated in Pali district.

Catchment Area: 3,835 km2
Longitudes: 72°58' and 74°14'
Latitudes: 24°45' and 26°14'
Tributaries: Raipur Luni, Radia Nadi, Guria Nadi, Lilri Nadi, Sukri and Phunpharia Bala

3. Khari (Hemawas)

River Khari is formed by the confluence of small streams namely Somesar and Khari Kherwa. River Somesar (originally known as Sumer Nadi) originates in the western slopes of the Aravali range near the village Somesar in Pali District. The stream Umrawas Ka Nalla, originating in the western slopes of the Aravali, near village Kanklawas, joins Sumer Nadi. Kotki Nadi, originating from Dewair Reserved Forest Bhakar also joins Sumer Nadi after flowing for about 30 km. After joining of all these small streams, the river is called Khari. It joins Bandi river downstream of Hemawas reservoir after flowing for about 25 km.

Catchment Area: 1,232 km2
Longitudes: 73°20' to 73°50'
Latitudes: 25°18' and 25°46'
Tributaries:  

4. Bandi (Hemawas)

Khari and Mithari rivers join near Bombadra pickup weir and form the Bandi River. It joins the Luni near the village Lakhar, in Pali District, after flowing for about 45 km. The catchment is situated in Pali District.

Catchment Area: 1,685 km2
Longitudes: 72°56' and 73°57'
Latitudes: 25°15' and 25°55'
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5. Mithari

River Mithari originates in the south-western slopes of the Aravali range in Pali District by confluence of local nallahs. The river flows through Jawai, Bali and Falna Districts for about 80 km in a north-west direction before vanishing in sandy plains near village Sankhwal in Jalore district. The catchment extends over parts of Pali and Jalore Districts.

Catchment Area: 1,644 km2
Longitudes: 72°52' and 73°29'
Latitudes: 25°00' and 25°30'
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6. Sukri

River Sukri is formed by the confluence of several small nallahs - Ghanerav Nadi, Muthana ka Bala, Magai Nadi etc., originating from the Aravalis in Pali and Udaipur Districts. It flows for about 110 km in a south-east to north-west direction, and feeds Bankli Dam on the way. It joins River Luni near the village Samdari in Barmer District. This Sub-Basin covers parts of Jalore, Pali and Barmer Districts.

Catchment Area: 3,036 km2
Longitudes: 72°36' and 73°42'
Latitudes: 25°00'30" and 25°53'
Tributaries:  

7. Jojari

River Jojari originates in the hillocks near village Pondlu in Nagaur District, it flows for about 83 km from north-east to south-west before joining Luni river near the village Khejadli Khurd in Jodhpur District. The catchment  extends over Jodhpur and Nagaur Districts.

Catchment Area: 2,571 km2
Longitudes: 73°08' and 74°00'
Latitudes: 26°07' and 26°43'
Tributaries: A number of small streams join this river in the upper reaches.

8. Jawai

River Jawai, and its main tributary Sukari, originate in the western slopes of  the Aravalis, in Udaipur District. The river flows generally in a north-west direction for about 96 km, before joining River Khari near the village Sayala in Jalore District.

Catchment Area: 2,976 km2
Longitudes: 72°31' and 73°24'
Latitudes: 24°43' and 25°34'
Tributaries:  

9. Khari

River Khari originates in the south-western slopes of the Aravali hills, near Shergaon village in  Sirohi District. It flows north-west for about 64 km before joining the Sukri river near Sayala village in Jalore District. The catchment extends Sirohi and Jalore Districts.

Catchment Area: 2,520 km2
Longitudes: 72°21' and 73°49'
Latitudes: 24°42' and 25°24'
Tributaries: Krishnawati and Kameri

10. Sukri (Sayala to Luni)

River Jawai, after its confluence with the Khari river is called Sukri. It flows in a southwest direction for about 80 km before joining the Luni river near Golia village. The catchment extends over parts of Jalore and Barmer Districts.

Catchment Area: 1,615 km2
Longitudes: 71°44' and 72°22'
Latitudes: 25°05' and 25°26'
Tributaries: Krishnawati and Kameri

11. Bandi

River Bandi is formed by the confluence of Kapal Ganga Nadi, originating in the hills near village Seankra, and Jaswantpura Nallah, originating in the hills near Nivaj village in Sirohi District. It flows generally in a northwest direction for about 65 km and finally vanishes in the west.

Catchment Area: 1,180 km2
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Latitudes:  
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12. Sagi

River Sagi originates in the south-western slopes of Jaswantpura hills in Jalore District. It flows initially for about 72 km northwest  and then southwest before joining the Luni near Gandhav village in Barmer District. Kari Nadi is the only tributary of River Sagi. The catchment extends over parts of Jalore and Barmer Districts

Catchment Area: 1,495 km2
Longitudes: 71°40' and 72°26'
Latitudes: 24°46' and 25°09'
Tributaries:  

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