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KRISHNA RAJA SAGARA or KRS DAM

Krishna Raja Sagara is across Kaveri River, in Mandya District near Mysore in Karnataka. There is an ornamental garden attached to the dam, called Brindavan Gardens, making it a popular tourist place and picnic location.



The dam was built across river Kaveri, the life river for Mysore and Mandya districts, in 1924. Mokshagundam Visvesvarayya served as the chief engineer. The dam is named for the then ruler of the Mysore Kingdom, Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV. The Krishna Raja Sagara dam is about 130 feet in height and 8600 feet long.

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