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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.
The Asian Age
Fri, 08 Jan 2016 11:36:57 -0800

In March 2012, Palande and his aides allegedly murdered Karakumar Kakad (28), chopped up his body and threw it in the Kumbharli Ghat near Chiplun. Next month, Arunkumar Tikku (67) was murdered at his plush Lokhandwala residence and was to be ...
Times of India
Fri, 01 Jan 2016 23:07:30 -0800

Biking enthusiast Sangram Devekar got together with six other bikers and undertook an adventure trip to Kumbharli Ghat on December 31, which ended with stargazing and camping. "All of us made it a point to come early from our workplaces. We wore our ...

Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times
Sun, 06 Sep 2015 12:30:00 -0700

For example, Vijay Palande, who allegedly killed small-time producer Karan Kakkad and disposed of his body in Kumbharli Ghat in 2012, has not got bail. Kannada actor Maria Monica Susairaj, who was acquitted in May 2008 of killing television executive ...

Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times
Thu, 06 Aug 2015 10:48:45 -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, ...

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 ...

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