Most of the holy places in India like Haridwar, Varanasi, Nasik, Talakaveri, Patna and Ujjain are situated along the banks of the seven holy rivers. The great river provides water to many places, and many places rely on it. It follows the Indo-Pakistan border flowing into the , finally joining the Chenab at Trimmu. The slithers about 800 kilometers across the three states, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamilnadu, slightly touching Pudducherry and drains in to the Bay of Bengal. It originates from the Brahmagiri Hill in the flow towards the Bay of Bengal. The Himalayan rivers form large. Chenab Main article : The Chenab originates from the confluence of two rivers, the and the , which themselves originate from either side of the Bara Lacha Pass in Lahul.
Gomti River Gomti River is one of the main river of North India, originates near Pilibhit town of Uttar Pradesh and a important tributary to the sacred Ganga River. The Dhuadhar falls near Jabalpur in marble mountains is the popular one. The Tons, Chambal and Giri rivers are the important tributaries of Yamuna,River Mandakini is the last tributaries of river Yamuna before it joins The Gange in Allahabad. All these three rivers meet at the Prayag Sangam which is most sacred and holy place of worship and the site where Kumbh festival is celebrated. The Triveni Sangam in Allahabad is a confluence of 3 rivers, the Ganges, Yamuna, and Saraswati.
Chenab River Chenab River formed by the confluence of the Chandra and Bhaga rivers and flows through the upper Himalayas. Some 80 percent of its area experiences rains of 750 millimetres 30 in or more a year. Being touched by two members of the Trimurti, Ganga became very holy. Rajamahendravaram, the famous city of Andhra Pradesh, is situated on the bank of River Godavari. It is one of the sacred rivers in Hinduism. On its way it passes the towns of Mirzapur, Varanasi, Patna and Bhagalpur. The important tributaries are — Seonath, Hasdeo, Mand, Jonk, Tel.
The river valley host most of the important industrial area of Bengal and also an essential lifeline for the people. Map of India based on survey of rivers of India. This easily explains why nearly all the major cities of are located by the banks of rivers. Rivers in Mythology Ganga The Ganga is personified in Hinduism as a goddess: Maa Ganga Mother Ganga. One of the famous builds across the Yamuna river.
Manipur Hills is the source of Barak River and flows through the state of Mizoram and Assam. The main stream of Mahanadi enters the sea at False Point, Paradeep. Betwa Main article : The Betwa Vetravati is a river in Northern India, and a of the. It enters Pakistan near Sulemanki, and is later joined by the Chenab. It emptied into the Bay of Bengal.
The Triveni Sangam in Allahabad is a confluence of 3 rivers the Ganges, Yamuna, and the mythological Saraswati river. In addition to its religious significance, the river is an important source of water to residents. Hirakud Dam,Second Mahanadi Rail Bridge are two major civil structure of Mahanadi river. Mahanadi system consists of Mahanadi and its tributaries. Between Baramula and it enters a deep cut by the river in the range.
It is ranked 3rd largest river in the world. Gandaki River Gandaki River is one of the major left bank tributary of the Ganges in India. The Ganges which till this point flows in a south-western direction now begins to flow in a south-eastern direction through the plains northern India. These west flowing rivers runs very fast due to the slopes of Western Ghats and hence they do not form Estuaries. Godavari, the largest and the longest river of South India is popularly referred as to as the Dakshina Ganga. It is the largest tributary of the.
Its three major tributaries are Purna, Girna and Panjhra. It forms a delta near Cuttack, Odisha where it divides into many distributaries before entering Bay of Bengal. The main tributaries of the Indus in India are , , , and. There are 11 dam reservoirs along the course of the Bharathappuzha river and one of the old Railway rridge over Thutha river is the tributaries of Nila river. The Tapti River System Main article : The Tapti is a river of central. The seven rivers are counted as the holy rivers of India, one of the most holiest river in India is Ganga or The Gange.
In addition to these there are several other important rivers which originates from western ghats and flows westwards. Tungabhadra River Tungabhadra River was known by the name of Pampa and formed by the confluence of the Tunga River and the Bhadra River. The total length of Narmada flowing through the states of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Gujarat equals to 1312 kms. India has numerous rivers criss crossing the expense of the country. Western Ghats Ranges is the Huge Place for Natural Wonders such as Huge Mountain ranges, Waterfalls, Deep Forests and many Rivers Starts their journey to the Sea from here.
The Ganges is the Major River in India, which takes birth in Himalayan Range and merges into the Bay of Bengal. The Brahmaputra has the greatest volume of water of all the rivers in India. The Ganges is synonymous to spirituality in India and has always been a religious icon in the world. Manjira, Penganga, Wardha, Pranhita, Indravati and Sabri are the main tributaries. At the same time, quite a few big pockets suffer from drought. Shivnath River Shivnath River is the biggest tributary of Mahanadi river in Chhattisgarh.