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Famous Rivers of Himachal Pradesh
Posted Date: 25-Mar-2010
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Here is the description about the famous rivers of Himachal Pradesh viz. Satluj,Ravi,Chenab,Beas and Yamuna. The resource provides the information about the origin of these rivers , vedic name of Satluj,Beas,Ravi,Chenab and Yamuna and the dams built on these rivers in Himachal Pradesh.
1.Satluj river in Himachal Pradesh:
Vedic name of Satluj river is
while in Sanskrit literature Satluj is known by the name of
The origin of Satluj river is Mansarovar Lake which is situated in Tibet.
Satluj river enters to Himachal Pradesh at Shipki. Rampur and Bilaspur are two main towns which are situated on the bank of Satluj river in Himachal Pradesh. The exit point of Satluj river in Himachal Pradesh is Bhakra village from where Satluj river enters in to Punjab region.
Main Dam on Satluj river in Himachal Pradesh:
Bhakra Dam (the largest dam in Asia) is the main dam on Satluj river.
2. Beas river in Himachal Pradesh:
Beas river is known by the name of
in Vedas while in Sanskrit Beas river is popularly known as Bipasha.
Beas river originates from Beaskund which is situated in Peer Panjal Mountain Range.
Beas river traverse a total distance of 256 km in Himachal Pradesh. Beas river enter in to Punjab at Mirthal.
Main Dams on Beas river in Himachal Pradesh:
Pandoh Dam on Beas river in Himachal Pradesh:
Pandoh Dam is just 14 km from Mandi. Pandoh Dam is one of the main dams on Beas river in Himachal Pradesh.
Pong Dam on Beas river in Himachal Pradesh:
Pong Dam is another one of the major dam built on Beas river in Himachal Pradesh. Pong Dam is 35 km from Dhera Gopipur.
3. Ravi river in Himachal Pradesh:
Ravi river’s vedic name is
while in Sanskrit Ravi river is known by the name Erawati.
Ravi river originates at Bada Bangal.
Ravi river covers total distance of 158 km in Himachal Pradesh. Ravi river exit Himachal at Kheri and then enters to Punjab state.
4. Chenab river in Himachal Pradesh:
is the Vedic name of Chenab river.
Chenab river origin is Tandi where two rivers named Chandra and Bhaga combine with each other to form Chenab river.
Chenab river is the biggest river of Himachal Pradesh according to the density of water.
Chenab river exit from Himachal at Sansari Nullah and enters in to Jammu and Kashmir.
5.Yamuna river in Himachal Pradesh:
In Vedas Yamuna river is known by the name of
Yamuna river originates from Yamunotri .
Yamuna river traverse the part of Sirmour district in Himachal Pradesh.
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