Ravi river in ancient vedas, originally known as Parushani or Iravati to Indians in vedic times. Ravi river just like Chenab flows in both countries. It is one of the major five tributaries of Indus valley. Ravi river is a transboundaryriver which is crossing northwestern India and eastern Pakistan. It is 720kmin length and out of which 320km flows in India. Ravi’s river course consists of 158km in Himachal Pradesh while 162km within Punjab.
The river course of the Ravi river originates from the Himalayas in the Multhantehsil of Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. It is the smallest of the five rivers that flow in Punjab. Ravi river forms the biggest sub-micro-region of the Chamba district. From Bara Bangal of Kangra district, it flows through Bara Bansu, Tretha, Chanota, and Ulhansa. Further, it merges with the Chenab river in Pakistan.