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List of Major Rivers in India

06-NOV-2017 16:23

    90 per cent of India's river discharges their water into the Bay of Bengal and rest are in the Arabian Sea. The drainage systems flowing into the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal are separated by a water divide extending approximately along the Western Ghats, Aravalli and Yamuna Sutlej divide. Here, we are giving the list of Major Rivers of India for general awareness.

    Rivers of India

    List of Major Rivers of India

    Name

    Source

    Fall into

    Ganga

    Combined Sources

    Bay of Bengal

    Satluj

    Lake Rakshastal in Tibet

    Chenab

    Indus

    Glacier near Bokhar Chu in the Tibetan region of the Kailash Mountain range

    Arabian Sea

    Ravi

    Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh

    Chenab

    Beas

    Beas Kund, Himalayas, Himachal Pradesh

    Satluj

    Jhelum

    Verinag Spring (Pir Panjal Range)

    Chenab

    Yamuna

    Yamunotri, Champasar Glacier

    Ganga

    Chambal

    Singar Chouri (Mhow in Indore District, Madhya Pradesh)

    Yamuna

    Ghagra

    Mapchachungo Glacier, Tibet, China

    Ganga

    Kosi

    Sun Kosi, Arun and Tamur form Saptakoshi (Tribenighat, Nepal)

    Ganga

    Betwa

    Vindhya Range (Kumhra village, Raisen, Madhya Pradesh)

    Yamuna

    Son

    Amarkantak

    Ganga

    Brahmaputra

    Near Mansarovar Lake

    Bay of Bengal

    Narmada

    Amarkantak

    Gulf of Khambat

    Tapti

    Betul District, Madhya Pradesh

    Gulf of Khambat

    Mahanadi

    Sihawa town in Dhamtari district of Chhattisgarh

    Bay of Bengal

    Luni

    Pushkar valley of the Aravalli Range, near Ajmer

    Rann of kuchchh

    Ghaggar

    Himalayas

    Near Fatehabad

    Sabarmati

    Aravalli Range of the Udaipur District of Rajasthan

    Gulf of Khambat

    Krishna

    Near Mahabaleswar, Jor village (Satara district, Maharashtra)

    Bay of Bengal

    Godavari

    Brahmagiri Mountain, Tryambakeshwar (Nashik, Maharashtra)

    Bay of Bengal

    Kaveri

    Talakaveri, Kodagu, Western Ghats, Karnataka

    Bay of Bengal

    Tungabhadra

    Koodli (place where the Thunga and Bhadra rivers meet) (Koodli, Bhadravathi, Karnataka)

    Krishna River

    In the above list Major Rivers in India will enhance the general knowledge of the readers.

    India's Drainage System

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