(Last Updated on : 14/06/2013)
The Purna River is a river of Western India. It runs parallel to the Tapti River. The river rises in the eastern Satpura Range of southern Madhya Pradesh state, and flows westward, draining Maharashtra's Vidarbha region before flowing into the Tapti River at Changdev in Jalgaon, Maharashta. The watershed lies mostly in eastern Vidarbha region of Maharashtra state and is nearly 7500 km².
The Purna River starts in Amaravati district of Maharashtra and flows across Akola, Buldhana and Jalgaon district. The river finally flows into the Gulf of Khambhat near the city of Navsari in Southern Gujarat.
The word Purna means Complete and also simultaneously known as 'Sampurna'. Purna River has several tributaries, namely the Aarna River, Uma River, Pendhi River, Katepurna River, Shahanur River, Bhavkhuri River, Bhuleswari River, Chandrabhaga River, Morna River, Mas River, Mann River, Gandhari River, Vishwamitri River, Utawali River, Nirguna River, Aas River and Vaan River.
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