DELHI already gets water from Beas Sutlej, Ganges and Yamuna rivers and the Yamuna canal after exploiting all its groundwater sources. Four large dams are waiting to begin supplying water to the city. There is even a proposal to bring water for Delhi from dams to be built in Nepal through a 370-km canal.
Which is the largest river in Delhi?
|The Yamuna Jamuna (जमुना)|
|State||Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi|
Which river is in Delhi city?
One of the country’s largest urban agglomerations, Delhi sits astride (but primarily on the west bank of) the Yamuna River, a tributary of the Ganges (Ganga) River, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Himalayas.
Is Indus river and Ganga river same?
If we talk about geography, based on their source, Indian rivers are classified as – Himalayan Rivers and Peninsular Rivers. The major Himalayan rivers are the Indus river, Ganga river, Yamuna, and the Brahmaputra. The major Peninsular rivers are Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna and Cauvery.
Why is Yamuna black?
Foam floating on the Yamuna River, the main source of water in the Indian capital, has turned the river black and reduced it to a drain.
Which is long river in India?
At over three thousand kilometers long, the Indus is the longest river of India. It originates in Tibet from Lake Mansarovar before flowing through the regions of Ladakh and Punjab, joining the Arabian Sea at Pakistan’s Karachi port.
What are the 7 cities of Delhi?
Historians speak of the “Seven Cities of Delhi” but, between 1100 A.D. and 1947 A.D., there have actually been eight of them:
- The oldest city near the site of the Qutab Minar.
- The city around Purana Qila.
- New Delhi.
Which river is called Father of Rivers?
|The course and major tributaries of the Indus river|
|Country||China, India, Pakistan|
|States and Provinces||Ladakh, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Tibet|
What religion is connected to the Ganges river?
The Ganges (Ganga) River runs through northern India and is sacred to those who follow Hinduism. More than four hundred million people in India live in the area that feeds the river, known as the Ganges River Basin.