Meenachil river

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Meenachil River
മീനച്ചിലാർ ഈരാറ്റുപേട്ടയിൽ.jpg
Meenachil River, view from Erattupetta
Location
CountryIndia
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationWestern Ghats
 - elevation1,156 m (3,793 ft)
Mouth 
 - locationVembanad Lake
Length78 km (48 mi)

The Meenachil river (Malayalam: മീനച്ചിലാർ) is a river in the Indian state of Kerala. It is 78 km (48 mi) long and flows into Vembanad Lake at Kumarakom. The river was mentioned in Arundhati Roy's Booker Prize-winning novel, The God of Small Things.