A report on Ganges and Chhattisgarh

Carved statue in the medieval city of Sirpur
Bhagirathi River at Gangotri.
6th 7th century Bhima Kichak Temple, Malhar Chhattisgarh India - 7
Devprayag, confluence of Alaknanda (right) and Bhagirathi (left), and beginning of the Ganges proper.
Mantralaya in Naya (New) Raipur
The Himalayan headwaters of the Ganges River in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, India.
The Mahanadi River, in Chhattisgarh
The Gandhi Setu Bridge across the Ganges in Patna, Bihar
Achankmar Tiger
A sailboat on the main distributory of the Ganges in Bangladesh, the Padma river.
Sal- The State Tree of Chhattisgarh
The Ganges delta in a 2020 satellite image.
A 1908 map showing the course of the Ganges and its tributaries.
Bilaspur Junction Railway Station
The River Ganges at Kolkata, with Howrah Bridge in the background
Raipur Railway Station Entrance
Lower Ganges in Lakshmipur, Bangladesh
Swami Vivekananda Airport, Raipur
Hardinge Bridge, Bangladesh, crosses the Ganges-Padma River. It is one of the key sites for measuring streamflow and discharge on the lower Ganges.
Districts of Chhattisgarh state in 2020
Chromolithograph, Indian woman floating lamps on the Ganges, by William Simpson, 1867
Descent of Ganga, painting by Raja Ravi Varma c. 1910
NTPC Korba Power Plant - panoramio
Preparations for cremations on the banks of the Ganges in Varanasi], 1903. The dead are being bathed, wrapped in cloth, and covered with wood. The photograph has a caption, "Who dies in the waters of the Ganges obtains heaven."]
Amritdhara chirimiri
Women and children at a bathing ghat on the Ganges in Banares (Varanasi), 1885.
Shiva, as Gangadhara, bearing the Descent of the Ganges, as the goddess Parvati, the sage Bhagiratha, and the bull Nandi look on (circa 1740).
School children in Chhattisgarh
A procession of Akharas marching over a makeshift bridge over the Ganges River. Kumbh Mela at Allahabad, 2001.
Tendu Patta (Leaf) collection in Chhattisgarh, India.
Head works of the Ganges canal in Haridwar (1860). Photograph by Samuel Bourne.
Social Mission Against Blind Faith
The Ganges Canal highlighted in red stretching between its headworks off the Ganges River in Haridwar and its confluences with the Jumna (Yamuna) River in Etawah and with the Ganges in Cawnpore (now Kanpur).
Danteshwari Temple is one of the Shakti peethas
A girl selling plastic containers in Haridwar for carrying Ganges water.
A carving in the 10th- or 11th-century Hindu temple of Malhar village. This area, 40 km from Bilaspur, was supposedly a major Buddhist centre in ancient times.
Ganges from Space
Lesser florican (Sypheotides indicus)
Raut Nacha
The catla (Catla catla) is one of the Indian carp species that support major fisheries in the Ganges
Suwa Nacha at Khudmudi Village, Chhattisgarh
The threatened gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) is a large fish-eating crocodilian that is harmless to humans
Natya Samaroh by IPTA
The Gangetic dolphin in a sketch by Whymper and P. Smit, 1894.
Red Velvet Mite is used as medicine in traditional healing in Chhattisgarh
People bathing and washing clothes in the Ganges in Varanasi.
Chloroxylon is used for pest management in organic rice cultivation in Chhattisgarh
Medicinal rice of Chhattisgarh used as an immune booster
Aloe vera farming in Chhattisgarh
Herbal farming in Chhattisgarh: Gulbakawali
Herbal farming in Chhattisgarh: Safed Musli with Arhar
The Ganges at Sultanganj.
Kodo Millet is used as a life saving medicine in Chhattisgarh
Bastar beer prepared from Sulfi
Mineral deposits in the Maikal Hills
Mineral Wealth from Chandidongri

The Rihand River, a tributary of the Ganges, drains this area.

- Chhattisgarh

The basin covers parts of four countries, India, Nepal, China, and Bangladesh; eleven Indian states, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, West Bengal, and the Union Territory of Delhi.

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Uttar Pradesh

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State in northern India.

State in northern India.

A part of the Gangetic Plain
Monsoon clouds over Indirapuram
Divisions of Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh is the largest subdivion by population in the world. The red area has a smaller population than Uttar Pradesh.
Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha), the lower house of the bicameral legislature.
Logo of Uttar Pradesh Police, the largest police force in the world.
Sown saplings of rice in a paddy; located in the rich fertile Indo-Gangetic Plain, agriculture is the largest employment generator in the state.
IT premise in Noida, which is known for infrastructure and services, as well as high-end housing complexes.
A section of Delhi–Noida Direct Flyway
Indian field hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand
Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow.
JRHU is the world's first school for the handicapped
Central Drug Research Institute, an autonomous multidisciplinary research institute
Kumbh Mela 2013 at Sangam, Allahabad
The battle of Kurukshetra, folio from the Mahabharata
Kathak dancer performing
Devotees inside Krishna temple during Lathmaar Holi
Uttar Pradeshi thali with naan, sultani dal, raita, and shahi paneer
Paan (betel leaves) being served with silver foil
Anandabodhi tree in Jetavana Monastery, Sravasti
A hybrid nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus) showing nectar spur, found mainly in Hardoi district
View of the Terai region
The threatened Gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) is a large fish-eating crocodilian found in the Ganges River

The two major rivers of the state, the Ganges and its tributary Yamuna, meet at the Triveni Sangam in Prayagraj, a Hindu pilgrimage site.

The state is bordered by Rajasthan to the west, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Delhi to the northwest, Uttarakhand and an international border with Nepal to the north, Bihar to the east, Madhya Pradesh to the south, and touches the states of Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh to the southeast.


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State in eastern India.

State in eastern India.

Khakparta Temple, a 9th-century Shiva temple in Lohardaga
Santhal rebellion against Zamindari system during British Company Raj in 1855
Jawaharlal Nehru, industrialist Jamnalal Bajaj, Sarojini Naidu, Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, and Maulana Azad at the 1940 Ramgarh session of the Indian National Congress.
Congress General Secretary Mr. Ram Ratan Ram's letter to PM Mr. Rajiv Gandhi on the issue of the state of Jharkhand
Physical map of Jharkhand
Sun Temple at Ranchi; Hinduism is the largest religion in the state
Open-cast Coal Mining in Dhanbad
A Jharkhand Rice Plate
Chhau Dancers in Jharkhand village
Sohrai wall painting jharkhand
Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi
Jagannath temple at Ranchi built by king Ani Nath Shahdeo
Maluti temples in Dumka
Palamu Forts
Navratangarh fort
Palash flowers, bright red, pepper the skyline in Jharkhand during fall, also known as forest fire
A crocodile at Muta crocodile breeding centre at Ormanjhi, Ranchi
A Female Indian Elephant at Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary in Jharkhand
Karam festival in Jharkhand
Chhath Puja in Jharkhand
Durga Puja in Jharkhand
Manasa Puja in Jharkhand
Ranchi Airport (IXR)
National Highway 33 near Ramgarh Cantonment
View from the Sahibganj Railway Station
Aerial View of Keenan Stadium in Jamshedpur
JRD Tata Sports Complex
thumb|The ancient Vaidyanath Jyotirlinga Temple in Deoghar
thumb|Jain temple at Samet Shikharji, the place from where twenty Tirthankars attained nirvana
thumb|Jonha Falls
Netarhat hill station

The state shares its border with the states of West Bengal to the east, Chhattisgarh to the west, Uttar Pradesh to the northwest, Bihar to the north and Odisha to the south.

Ganga River: The holy river Ganga passes through the north-eastern district of Sahebganj. Cities on the banks of Ganga river in Jharkhand: Sahebganj, Pakur

Godavari River

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Godavari river basin.
Godavari River delta extending into the Bay of Bengal (upper river in image).
Bhadrachalam Temple during 2005 floods
Road Bridge over Godavari River at Bhadrachalam
Gautami personified with Gautama.
Godavari Statue at Gangadwar, worshiped as origin of Godavari, Triambak
Goddess Godavari
Sculpture depicting govu vatsa and gowthama legend about birth of Godavari River
Kaleshwara Mukteswara Swamy Temple
Antarvedi temple
Sunset view of Godavari River and bridge from Rajahmundry
Scenic View of Araku Valley in Andhra Pradesh
Havelock Bridge on the left and Godavari Arch Bridge on the right
Upper Indiravati power house
Generalized Geological Map of Godavari Drainage Basin
Dried up Godavari exposing flood basalt river bed as seen from the back of Changdev temple in Puntamba
A colonial Map of Yanam showing then course of Godavery river.

The Godavari (IAST: Godāvarī [ɡod̪aːʋəɾiː]) is India's second longest river after the Ganga river and drains into the third largest basin in India, covering about 10% of India's total geographical area.

It flows east for 1465 km, draining the states of Maharashtra (48.6%), Telangana (18.8%), Andhra Pradesh (4.5%), Chhattisgarh (10.9%) and Odisha (5.7%).