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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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15 news items

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.

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, ...
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 ...

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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 ...


Mon, 07 Sep 2015 07:21:56 -0700

The 14-day police custody of two of the three accused in the Sheena Bora murder case ends on Monday, but experts feel it will be difficult for them to get bail. Advocate Abha Singh, said, “Under section 437 of the CrPC, bail will not be given if ...
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

DNA reports of the body parts found in Kumbharli Ghat near Chiplun show the recovered torso matched with that of Kakkar's relative's DNA, the skull didn't match. The crime branch booked Palande for a fresh case of murder of an unknown person.
Times of India
Thu, 14 Feb 2013 11:17:18 -0800

Gangster Vijay Palande and Dhananjay Shinde allegedly killed Kakkar at his Andheri flat on March 5, 2012, and dumped his body at Kumbharli ghat in Chiplun. Sood, said to be Palande's 'wife', was named as an accused in the case for her alleged role in ...

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