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Kumbharli Ghat
Kumbharli-Ghat.jpg
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.

Location[edit]

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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75 news items

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

The crime branch that has been investigating the brutal murder of aspiring producer Karankumar Kakkar said, on Monday, that they had recovered his torso from the Kumbharli Ghat in Ratnagiri. TOI had reported on April 30 that the police was likely to ...

Times of India

Times of India
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:26:15 -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, ...

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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 ...
 
Hindustan Times
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 08:38:39 -0800

Dhananjay Shinde, an accomplice of Vijay Palande, accused of several murders, has filed for discharge in the case where the crime branch found a human skull from Kumbharli Ghat in Chiplun, in April 2012. When Mumbai crime branch was investigating ...
 
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
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:48:45 -0700

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, ...
 
Hindustan Times
Sat, 05 May 2012 12:32:03 -0700

The 12 men from the Mumbai crime branch had to be on their toes while accompanying Vijay Palande to Kumbharli Ghat, a mountain pass about 270 km from Mumbai, where he confessed to have disposed of body parts of aspiring producer Karan Kumar ...
 
Times of India
Fri, 28 Jun 2013 13:03:45 -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 ...
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