Markanda, a tributary of theYamuna River
, is a small river of Nahan
area, in the Sirmaur District
, Himachal Pradesh
. After leaving Himachal Pradesh, the river flows through Haryana.
It originates from the southern face of the lower Himalayas on the western extremity in the
Paonta Valley. This rain-fed river has very low flow in the winters and summers, but during monsoon the water level rises abruptly.