Which river is known as the Dakshin Ganga? State any two characteristics of it.

 

Answer:

Points to Remember

  • Godavari -  Dakshin Ganga

Characteristics of the Godavari River

  1. Rises from the slopes of the Western Ghats  
  2. Length -   1,500 km.
  3. Godavari river basin covers -   Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh,  Odisha, and Andhra Pradesh. 
  4. Tributaries - the Purna, the Wardha, the  Pranhita, the Manjra, the Wainganga, and the  Penganga.

Answer to be written in exam 

  • The river Godavari is known as the Dakshin Ganga as it is the longest river in southern India. 

 Characteristics of the Godavari River

  1. It rises from the slopes of the Western Ghats in Maharashtra's Nashik District.
  2. The length of the river is approximately 1,500 km .
  3. The Godavari river basin covers the states of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh,  Odisha, and Andhra Pradesh. 
  4. Tributaries of the Godavari river are the Purna, the Wardha, the  Pranhita, the Manjra, the Wainganga, and the  Penganga.

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