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Kumbharli Ghat
The Pass
Elevation 625 m (2,051 ft)
Traversed by Karad–Chiplun State Highway
Location SataraRatnagiri Districts, Maharashtra, India
Range Western Ghats
Coordinates 17°26′N 73°39′E / 17.43°N 73.65°E / 17.43; 73.65

The Kumbharli Ghat is a mountain pass in Maharashtra, India that connects the coastal Ratnagiri District in Konkan region of Maharashtra with the Satara District in Desh region. It cuts across the Western Ghats range. It is one of few link roads between the Konkan and Ghatmaatha in Maharashtra. The road, a state highway, is at an average elevation of 625 m (2,051 ft). It links the cities of Chiplun (Ratnagiri district) and Karad (Satara district). Near the eastern end is the Koyna Dam.


This ghat is on the Karad-Chiplun state highway. Also, this highway joins to the NH-4 near Umbraj. Malharpeth, Patan and Koyananagar are the major cities on this road.

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Times of India
Mon, 30 Apr 2012 17:10:15 -0700

... while Shinde and he waited, Palande spiked Kakkar's drink. Soon after, Kakkar began to feel light-headed and asked Palande to drive him home in his BMW. After Kakkar fell asleep, they stabbed him, chopped his body and dumped it in the Kumbharli Ghat.

Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times
Thu, 06 Aug 2015 10:56:56 -0700

The agony is far from over for the family of aspiring film producer Karan Kakkar, who was murdered and his body chopped into pieces by Vijay Palande and his accomplices in 2012. The body was later dumped near Kumbharli Ghat. The Brihanmumbai ...
Daily News & Analysis
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 12:47:10 -0800

Three passengers were killed and 14 others sustained serious injuries after a minibus travelling from Pune to Chiplun fell into a gorge in Kumbharli ghat in Chiplun in the wee hours of Monday. The driver claimed to have lost control of the vehicle ...

Times of India

Times of India
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:30:31 -0800

Gangster Vijay Palande and his aide Dhananjay Shinde allegedly killed film producer Karankumar Kakkar at his residence at Oberoi Springs in Andheri on March 5, 2012 and dumped his body at Kumbharli ghat in Chiplun. Sood, said to be Palande's wife, ...
Times of India
Fri, 28 Jun 2013 13:09:01 -0700

MUMBAI: In the last few years, the city police have used narco-analysis and brainmapping tests as a "secret weapon" against suspects in high-profile cases. However, often the results have been less than satisfactory and in some cases have led to major ...
Daily News & Analysis
Fri, 06 Jul 2012 20:18:38 -0700

Police find Kakkar's body in the Kumbharli Ghat near Satara-Goa Road. April 17. Gurudutt Jaidev, a businessman from Karnataka and the owner of the Mercedes, traced. He tells the police that he came in contact with Palande through a common friend and ...

Indian Cars Bikes

Indian Cars Bikes
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:02:11 -0700

A series of twist and turns among the mountains surrounded by lush green grass and poetic rains to make for a great ride and a challenging test for the RC 390 as well. The RC 390 covered the Pune-Satara-Kumbharli Ghat-Chiplun-Mahabaleshwar-Pune ride ...
Daily News & Analysis
Wed, 18 Apr 2012 20:46:40 -0700

... with Palande hobnobbing with A-list actors and international cricketers, sparking rumours of match-fixing, the finding of Kakkar's body, chopped into pieces, at Kumbharli Ghat near Satara and connections with the underworld and allegedly with ...

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