Trick to remember tributaries of Indian rivers

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Trick to remember tributaries of Indian rivers

Trick to remember tributaries of Indian rivers. This post will help provide you list of list of rivers under Himalayan river system and Peninsular river system. Some tricks have also been provided to remember the tributaries of these rivers.

Trick to remember tributaries of Indian rivers

RIVER SOURCE MOUTH TRIBUTARIES   TRICK TO REMEMBER TRIBUTARIES DESCRIPTION
INDUS Near Bokhar Chu Glacier, Tibetan Plateau Arabian Sea (near Karachi, Pakistan) Left: Jhelum, Chenab, Sutlej, Ravi, Beas, Zanskar   Right: Shyok, Hunza, Gilgit, Kabul, Khurram, Sangar Dus (Indus) log Kabul mein Zanjeer(Zanskar) se bandhe hai Basi(Beas) Chane (Chenab) khake Sote (Sutlej) hai. Sab Shok(Shyok) mein hai. Known as Singi Khamban (Lion’s Mouth)   In India, it flows only in Jammu & Kashmir state    
JHELUM Verinag, J & K R. Chenab (in Pakistan) Right: Neelum, Sind   It passes through Srinagar and Wular Lake    
CHENAB Tandi, Himachal Pradesh (formed by two rivers Chandra and Bhaga) R. Indus (in Pakistan) Right: Marusadar river   It is also called as Chandrabhaga   It is the largest tributary of river Indus  
RAVI Rohtang Pass, Himachal Pradesh R. Chenab      
SUTLEJ Rakas Tal, near Mansarovar, Tibet R. Chenab, Pakistan Left: Baspa   Right: Spiti, Beas   It is known as Langchen Khambab in its source place.   It enters India through Shipki La pass   Bhakra Nangal Project is constructed across this river
BEAS Beas Kund, near Rohtang pass, Himachal Pradesh R. Sutlej      
GANGA Confluence of R. Bhagirathi and R. Alaknanda at DevPrayag Sagar Island, Bay of Bengal (Bangladesh) Left: Ramganga, Gomati, Gandak, Kosi, Ghaghara, Mahananda   Right: Yamuna, Son, Chambal, Betwa Ganga ka Ghaghra(Ghaghara) RaMa(Ramganga, Mahananda) ne Gobar (Gomati) me Ganda(Gandak) kar dia. Ganga ke right me Yamuna paar Chambal me dakoo aur uska Son (Son)/Beta(Betwa) rehte hai. Ganga is India’s largest river system
YAMUNA Yamunotri Glacier R. Ganga, Allahabad (UP) Left: Rishiganga   Right: Chambal, Betwa, Ken, Sind Yamuna ke left mein Rishi (Rishiganga) rehte hai. Yamuna ke paar Chambal It is the longest tributary of Ganga river
CHAMBAL Mhow, Malwa plateau R. Yamuna, Madhya Pradesh Left: Banas Right: Parbati, Shipra Chambal ke Van (Banas) mein Shiv(Shipra) aur Parvati (Parbati) rehte hai. Badland topography is an important feature of the Chambal river system
GANDAK Mustang, Nepal R. Ganga, Sonpur, Bihar Left: Trisuli   Right: Kali Gandak    
GHAGHARA Mapchachungo, Tibet R. Ganga, Bihar Left: Rapti   Right: Sarda, Budhi Ganga Ghaghra (Ghaghara) pehen ke Sardi (Sarda) mein Budhi (Budhi Ganga) aurat Roti hai (Rapti)  
KOSI Tribenighat, Nepal R. Ganga, Bihar     It is an antecedent trans-boundary river
RAMGANGA Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand R. Ganga, Uttar Pradesh      
SON Amarkantak Plateau R. Ganga, Bihar (near Patna)     It flows northwards to reach Ganga and its largest south bank tributary
MAHANANDA Darjeeling Hills R. Ganga, West Bengal     Last left bank tributary of Ganga
BRAHMAPUTRA Chemayungdung Glacier, Kailash Range, Tibet Bay of Bengal Left: Burhi Dihing, Dhansri, Lohit   Right: Subansri, Manas, Kameng, Sankosh Brahman(Brahmaputra) ko Burhi aurat Lohe (Lohit) ke bartan mein Dhan (Dhansri) aur Dahi (Dihing) ka daan karti hai.   Brahman ka putra Manushya (Manas) Subah (Subansri) Kaam (Kameng) karne se Sankoch (Sankosh) karta hai. It enters India in the state of Arunachal Pradesh (near Sadiya town)   In Tibet, it is called as Tsangpo   Takes U-turn and enters India near Namcha Barwa peak   Frequent Shifting of the channel is one of its main characteristics

Trick to remember tributaries of Indian rivers

PENINSULAR RIVER SOURCE MOUTH TRIBUTARIES   TRICK TO REMEMBER TRIBUTARIES DESCRIPTION
MAHANADI Sihawa, Chattisgarh Bay of Bengal (False Point, Odisha) Left: Seonath, Hasdeo, Mand, Ib   Right: Ong, Jonk, Telen Shivnath (Seonath) Has do(Hasdeo) Ab(Ib) to Mand.   Ang (Ong) pe Jonk (jonk oil) ka Tel (Telen) lagaya. [अंग (Ong) पे जोंक (Jonk) का तेल (Telen) लगाया। Maharashtra, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha are its basin states
GODAVARI Brahmagiri Hills, Nasik, Maharashtra Bay of Bengal, Andhra Pradesh (East Godavari district) Left: Pranhita, Indravati   Right: Manjira, Pravara, Manair Apne aur Parivar(Pravara) ke Praan ke hit (Pranhita) ke liye Indra(Indravati) God(Godavari) ke Mandir(Manair) mein Manjira bajakar prayer karta hai. It is called as Dakshin Ganga as this river is the largest Peninsular River
KRISHNA Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh, Bay of Bengal Left: Bhima, Musi, Munneru   Right: Tungabhadra, Koyna, Dudhganga, Ghataprabha Krishna bhagwan ki Mausi(Musi) ka beta Bhima hai. Krishna nadi ke Ghaat(Ghatprabha) ke Kone(Koyna) pe Munna (Munneru)  Doodh(Dudhganga) peeta hai.   
CAUVERY Brahmagiri Hills, Karnataka Poompuhar, Tamil Nadu, Bay of Bengal Left: Hemavathi, Arkavathy   Right: Kabini, Bhavani, Noyyal, Amaravati Kavi (Cauvery) apni Bhavna (Bhavani) se Hema(Hemavathi) Malini par Nayi (Noyyal) Amar (Amaravati) Kavita (Kabini) likhta hai. This river receives rainfall from both south-west and north-east monsoon
NARMADA Amarkantak Hills, Madhya Pradesh Gulf of Khambat, Arabian Sea Left:  Tawa, Shakkar   Right: Hiran, Kolar, Dindori Koyle (Kolar) se Tawa ko garam karte hai.  Garam Tawe par Shakkar aur Hiran ko paka kar Naram (Narmada) kiya jata hai. Known for Marble Rocks (Jabalpur, MP) and falls   West flowing river and flows through a rift valley
TAPI Betul District, Madhya Pradesh Gulf of Khambat, Surat, Arabian Sea     West flowing river

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