The parties to dispute regarding the sharing of the Cauvery water are : A). 2. Major Rivers in Bihar. The Kabra khurd is a beautiful place on the banks of the Son river, primarily due to its picnic spots. The riverfront project entails the development of 5.7 km long and 15ft wide walkway along the 16 ghats in the city which will have amenities like decorative street lamps, public lavatories, 500 seating benches and green cover, built under the Namami Gange project of the National Mission for Clean Ganga. © Copyright 2009-2019 GKToday | All Rights Reserved, Important Days & Events in Current Affairs. Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andra Pradesh. and the Gandak are especially sediment rich, carrying a suspended The first dam on the Son was built in 1873–74 at Dehri. The Government of Bihar sanctioned in 2008 a bridge across the Son River connecting Arwal and Sahar in Bhojpur district. In Bihar, this river forms the border line between the Bhojpuri- and Magahi-speaking regions. "This is an admirable work. It rises in Chhattisgarh at Matiranga hills and there is a Rihand Dam that was constructed at Pipri in Sonbhadra district of Mirzapur division in 1962 for hydropower generation. Which of the following rivers meet Ganga in Bihar ? The satellite imagery covering the region between Patna in the west to Munger in the east forms the heart of this mid -Ganga floodplain. Gandak 3. Bagmati. Ganga surges, flowing above danger mark in Patna, further rise in level likely Bihar’s water resource development minister inspected the Ganga ghats in Patna as water level in the river rises. water and sediment has formed a complex fluvial ecosystem of meandering "Patna is also very unique because there we have built a riverfront development along with the ghats. Comment * Related Questions on Indian Rivers, Lakes and Water. The Grant of Dewani of Bengal, which the East India Company won in 1765, extended to the mid Ganga floodplains. A. The Bansagar Dam in Madhya Pradesh was commissioned in 2008. D. 1, 2, 3 and 4. For reprint rights: Syndications Today, The riverfront project entails the development of 5.7 km long and 15ft wide walkway along the 16 ghats in the city. Houlton, Sir John, Bihar, the Heart of India, pp. Life's daily rhythms became embedded in this ecology and its inhabitants evolved farming practices adapted to the changing tune of the environment. Here’s what historians say, Mumbai Metro to resume operation from today | Guidelines to follow, JP Nadda warns BJP MLA Surendra Singh who backed Ballia shooting accused, Heavy rainfall likely in Telangana; Kings XI Punjab wins after 2 Super Overs; more, Watch: Brahmos supersonic cruise missile successfully test fired, Crime Branch probes Bengaluru riots case, names former mayor Sampath Raj in chargesheet, Hathras: CBI team to study police's case diary, Army foils Pakistan's attempt to smuggle weapons in Kashmir, Copyright © 2020 Living Media India Limited. From there it travels a total length of 1,376 kilometers before merging with the Ganga at Triveni Sangam or Prayag at Allahabad. tons per year and 43 million tons per year respectively. The British though found the river to their liking. A) 1, 2 and 4: B) 1, 3 and 4: C) 2 and 4: D) 1, 2, 3 and 4: Correct Answer: D) 1, 2, 3 and 4: Part of solved Water in India questions and answers : General Knowledge >> Geography >> Water in India. Gandak 3. Damodar and Brahmaputr also have masculine name. The Company's main port lay downstream in Calcutta and their major markets across the seas in China and Europe. A very big integrated riverfront development project is actually underway in Patna," he added. 9). Which of the following river is known as India's River of Sorrow ? It originates from Shivpuri range of hills in Nepal and enters in Bihar at Shorwatia village in Sitamarhi. Anuppur, Chopan, Deori, Rohtasgarh, Dehri, Sonbhadra and Bihta are the major cities situated on Sone River. various dialects spoken 'eh /e paar' and 'oh o paar'; this side of the Ganga Find Bihar river map, showing rivers which flows in and oust side of the state Bihar and highlights district and state boundaries. West Rapti is known as “Gorakhpur’s Sorrow”. There was Ghaghra 2. Magh ke garmi, Jeth ke jarPahila pani bhar gail tar,Ghag kahen ham hoban jogi,Kuan ka pani dhoihen dhobi. The Indrapuri Barrage was constructed, 8 kilometres (5 mi) upstream, and commissioned in 1968.[4]. This category has the following 4 subcategories, out of 4 total. The Son parallels the Kaimur hills, flowing east-northeast through Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and Bihar states to join the Ganga just above Patna. In the dry weather there is a vast expanse of sand, with a stream not more than a hundred yards wide, and the hot west winds pile up the sand on the east bank, making natural embankments. Tributaries: Gandak, Bagmati, Kosi, Kali, Sone, Karmanasa and Punpun 3. emerged based on the homogeneous ecology, similar agrarian practices and a shared reverence for the Ganga. Rivers of Bihar state — located in Eastern India Subcategories. (Photo: ANI), Ganga river water unfit for direct drinking, bathing: CPCB report. It is a section of the preamble of The Bengal Alluvion and Diluvion Regulation of 1825 which the East India Company passed to assure a regular income from Diara lands. Before the Mughals, the Afghan ruler Sher Shah Suri occupied this region and had adapted to the capricious environment to his advantage. 1). The Ganga River Front Development along the banks of the mighty river in the State capital is a paradise for the residents, especially walkers and students. List of Rivers in Bihar A complete list of Rivers in Bihar, find the detailed information of its origin, length in km, touching districts and states, longest and facts information. This is a gem of a book. The building of embankments, canals, and barrages was thought necessary to control the inundation that could lead to a loss of a cropping season. and on the other side. The modern Son bridge built in Deolond, Shahdol district of Madhya Pradesh was inaugurated by Motilal Vora and Pandit Ram Kishore Shukla then Chief Minister and Finance Minister of Madhya Pradesh on 13 February 1986. linguistic pride too, not in one common 'Bihari' language, but in the [Heat in Magh (January-February), cold in Jeth (May-June),and the tanks filled with the first fall of rain, are the signs of drought. In the past, the Son has been notorious for changing course. Ghaghra 2. With a length of 507 kilometers it is the largest river in Nepal. This abundance of Embankments also prevented smaller local streams from draining into the larger rivers, resulting in the water-logging of fields. The Sone river which is 784 kilometres (487 mi) long, is one of the longest Indian rivers. A major attraction for the visitors is the magnificent Madhubani wall paintings along the walkway with messages related to keeping the river clean. It extends 900 km through Uttar Pradesh and meets the Ganga River near Saidpur, Kaithi in Ghazipur. B. The East India Company in its quest to maximize land revenue decided to regulate ownership of the Diara.