Murrum Silli Dam

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Murrum Silli Dam also spelled as Madam Silli & Morden Silli

The Murrum Silli Dam is about 95 km from Raipur in Dhamtari district. It is also spelled as Madam Silli and Mordem Silli. It is an earth-fill embankment dam on the Sillari River, It is located in Dhamtari District of Chhattisgarh. It is the first dam in Asia to have Siphon Spillways. The primary purpose is irrigation. It was built between 1914 and 1923. It is the first dam in Asia to have Siphon Spillways. Madamsilli is located about 95 km from Raipur. It is one of the most prominent architectural marvels in Chhattisgarh. The primary purpose of the dam is irrigation.




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