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Rivers of India

The Rivers of India play a significant role in the lives of Indian society as well as in the lives of the students pursuing various Government Exams. The river systems provide irrigation, drinking water, economical transportation, power, as well as grant livelihoods to a large number of population. This straightforwardly demonstrates why all the major cities of India are positioned by the banks of the river. Here is a table providing the details of all the major rivers of India and their lenghts as well as the states and regions they flow through.

Name of Rivers 

Touching States

Length

Originates From

Ends in / Meeting Point

Ganga

Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal

2,525 K.M.

Gangotri

Bay of Bengal

Yamuna

Uttarakhand,Himachal Pradesh,Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi

1,376 K.M.

Garhwall in Yamunotri

Bay of Bengal

Brahmaputra

Assam, Arunachal,Tibet

2,900 K.M.

Lake Manasarovar

Bay of Bengal

Mahanadi

Chhattisgarh, Odisha

858 K.M.

Amarkantak Plateau

Bay of Bengal

Godavari

Maharashtra, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry

1,465 K.M.

Nasik Hills

Bay of Bengal

Krishna

Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh

1,400 K.M.

Near Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra

Bay of Bengal

Narmada

Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat

1,315 K.M.

Amarkantak hill in Madhya Pradesh

Arabian sea

Tapti

Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat

724 K.M.

Bettul

Arabian sea

Gomti

Uttarpradesh, Gujarat,

900 K.M.

Gomat Taal

Saidpur,Ghazipur

Koshi

Shigatse Prefecture, Janakpur, Sagarmatha, Koshi, Mechi Zones, Bihar

720 K.M.


Ganga

Ganga

Gandaki

Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar

630 K.M.

Nepal

Ganga

Betwa

Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh

590 K.M.

Vindhya Range

Rajghat Dam

Son

Madhya pradesh,Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand,Bihar

784 K.M.

Ganga

Yamuna

Sutlej

Himachal Pradesh, Punjab

1,500 K.M.

Mount Kailash

Ropar

Ravi

Himachal Pradesh, Punjab

720 K.M.

Himachal Pradesh

Chenab

Beas

Himachal Pradesh, Punjab

470 K.M.

Sutlej

Mandi Plain

Chenab

Himachal Pradesh, Punjab

960 K.M.

Panjnad

 Jammu and Kashmir

Jehlam

Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir,

725 K.M.

Pir Panjal Range

Chenab

Kaveri

Karnataka, Tamilnadu,

765 K.M.

Hills of Coorg, Karnataka

Bay of Bengal

Ghaggar

Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan

1080 K.M

Shivalik Hills, Himachal Pradesh

Indus

Hugli (Hooghly)

West Bengal, Kolkata

260 K.M

Ganga

Bay of Bengal;

Damodar

Jharkhand, Bengal

592 K.M

Hoogly River, Howrah

Chota Nagpur plateau.

Indus

Gilgit-Baltistan, Jammu and Kashmir
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Sindh
Tibet

3180 K.M

In Tibet Kalish Range 5080 mts.

Arabian sea

Tungabhadra

Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh,Telangana

531 K.M

Krishna

Krishna

Mahi

Madhya Pradesh, Vindhyas

580 K.M

Gulf of Khambhat ,  Arabian Sea

Sevalia

Bhagirathi

Uttarakhand,

205 K.M

Ganga

Ganga

Sabarmati

Aravalli Range, Udaipur 

371 K.M

Dhebar Lake

Gujarat

Alaknanda

Uttarakhand

190 K.M

Ganga

Nanda Devi

Teesta

Sikkim, India, West Bengal, India,Rangpur, Bangladesh

309 K.M

Brahmaputra

Rangeet River.

Indravati

Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra

535 K.M

Kalahandi

Godavari

Bhima

Maharashtra, Karnataka,Telangana

861 K.M


Krishna River

Pandharpur

Subarnarek

Jharkhand, Odisha,West Bengal

395 K.M

Bay of Bengal

Bay of Bengal

Konya

Maharashtra

130 K.M

Krishna Rive

 Maharashtra

Ramganga

Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh

596 K.M

Ganga

 Ramganga Dam

Peena

Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka

597 K.M

Nandi Hills

Bay of Bengal

Brahmani

Odisha

480

Bay of Bengal

Ganga

Periyar

Kerala, Tamil Nadu

244 K.M

Cardaman Hills

Bay of Bengal

Mahanada

West Bengal, Bihar

360 K.M

Lakshadweep Sea, Vembanad Lake

Bay of Bengal

Benas

Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh

512 K.M

Rohtang Pass

Chambal 

Vaigai

Tamil Nadu,

258 K.M

Periyar Plateau

Bay of Bengal

Sharda

Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh

350 K.M

 Ganga

Ghaghra River