The Chenab of Jammu & Kashmir state is known as Chandrabhanga in Himachal Pradesh. The Chandra and Bhanga, the head stream of Chandrabhanga originate from either side of the Bara-Lacha Pass in Lahul.
The Chandrabhanga flows North-westwards and runs parallel to the Pir Panjal range for some distance. Near Kishtwar, it cuts a deep gorge in the Pir Panjal range and turns southwards and flows in this direction for a short distance.
Further down it turns to the west and enters the plain area near Akhnur.
Its length in India is 1180 km.