G.K. of Himachal’s Rivers and Rivulets for HPPSC Exams :-
G.K. of Himachal’s Rivers and Rivultes for HPPSC exams.
Complete information of rivers & rivulets of Himachal for the exam aspirants of HPPSC and HPSSSB jobs.
Vedic name:- Shatudri Sanskriti name:- Shatadru
1.Sutlej rises from Kailash mountain near Mansarovar from Rakas lake.
2.It enters from Shipki La pass
3.Sutlej river is the longest river of Himachal Pradesh.
4.It flows through Kinnaur,Shimla,Kullu,Solan and Mandi Bilaspur.
5.Sutlej’s total length is 1,448 K.M.
6.Artificial lake Gobind Sagar is also on this river.
Tributaries of Sutlej river are as follow:-
Vedic name:- Arjikiya
Sanskriti name:- Vipasa
1.Beas river originates from Beas kund in the Pir Panjal range.
2.Kullu and Manali is situated on the Beas bank.
3.It enters in punjab at Hari Ka Pattan Firozpur.
4.Beas joined by Binwa,Neugal,Banganga,Gaj,Dher and chakki from north.
5.Its joined by Kunah,Maseh,Khairan and Man from South.
6.In east it is joined by Parbati,Spin and Malana Nala.
7.Beas joined by Sujoin,Phojal and Sarvati in the west in Kangra.
Tributaries of Beas river are:-
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Vedic name:- Askini
1.Chandra and Bhaga meet at Tandi form Chenab river.
2.Chenab’s total length is 1200 Km.
3. It is the largest river of Himachal Pradesh in terms of volume of waters.
Tributaries of Chenab rivers are:-
Bhaga river :-
1.It originates from the Lahaul valley.
2.It join the Chandra stream at Tandi.
1.It rise of the main Himalayan range in Lahaul Spiti district.
2.Its important human settlement along river is KoKsar.
Vedic name:- Purushni
Sanskrit name:- Iravati
1.Ravi arise from Bara Banghal district Kangra.
2.It flows in Kangra or Chamba district of H.P.
3.Ravi enters in Jammu and Kashmir form kheri in district Chamba.
4.It merges with chenab in Pakistan.
5.Alexander called it Hydraster or Rhouadis river.
Tributaries of Ravi river :-
- Yamuna rises from Yamnuotri in Uttarakhand .
- Yamuna river enters from Khadar Majri in Sirmaur district
- It is the largest tributary of Ganga river.
- t meets with Ganga at Allahabad.
- It flows through the state of Haryana,Delhi and U.P.
Tributaries of Yamuna river:-
|S.No||District||River and Rivulets|
|1.||Bilaspur||Satluj, Ghambar, Ghambrola, Aali, Seer,Sukar and SarhaliKhad|
|2.||Chamba||Ravi, Chenab, BairaSiul and SaibaKhad|
|3.||Hamirpur||Beas, Maan, Kunah, Bekar, Pungkhad, Gasoti and Sundran|
|4.||Kangra||Beas, Banganga, Neogal, Banerkhad, Gaj, Dehar, Chakki, Binwa etc|
|5.||Kullu||Beas, Sanj, Tirthan, MalanaNala etc.|
|6.||Kinnaur||Satluj, Bhava and Baspa|
|7.||Lahul-Spiti||Chandra Bhaga, MalungNala and GondaNala|
|8.||Mandi||Beas, Ghagar, Sikandra, Janetri, Kanda, Shikari etc|
|9.||Solan||Junga Ki Ashvani, Ali, Ghambhrola and Ghambar etc|
|10.||Shimla||Satluj, Pabbar and Giririver|
|11.||Sirmaur||Yamuna, Tons, Giri, Pabbar, Choordhar etc|
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