A report on Jharkhand and Ganges

Khakparta Temple, a 9th-century Shiva temple in Lohardaga
Bhagirathi River at Gangotri.
Santhal rebellion against Zamindari system during British Company Raj in 1855
Devprayag, confluence of Alaknanda (right) and Bhagirathi (left), and beginning of the Ganges proper.
Jawaharlal Nehru, industrialist Jamnalal Bajaj, Sarojini Naidu, Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, and Maulana Azad at the 1940 Ramgarh session of the Indian National Congress.
The Himalayan headwaters of the Ganges River in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, India.
Congress General Secretary Mr. Ram Ratan Ram's letter to PM Mr. Rajiv Gandhi on the issue of the state of Jharkhand
The Gandhi Setu Bridge across the Ganges in Patna, Bihar
Physical map of Jharkhand
A sailboat on the main distributory of the Ganges in Bangladesh, the Padma river.
Sun Temple at Ranchi; Hinduism is the largest religion in the state
The Ganges delta in a 2020 satellite image.
Open-cast Coal Mining in Dhanbad
A 1908 map showing the course of the Ganges and its tributaries.
A Jharkhand Rice Plate
The River Ganges at Kolkata, with Howrah Bridge in the background
Chhau Dancers in Jharkhand village
Lower Ganges in Lakshmipur, Bangladesh
Sohrai wall painting jharkhand
Hardinge Bridge, Bangladesh, crosses the Ganges-Padma River. It is one of the key sites for measuring streamflow and discharge on the lower Ganges.
Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi
Chromolithograph, Indian woman floating lamps on the Ganges, by William Simpson, 1867
Jagannath temple at Ranchi built by king Ani Nath Shahdeo
Descent of Ganga, painting by Raja Ravi Varma c. 1910
Maluti temples in Dumka
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."]
Palamu Forts
Women and children at a bathing ghat on the Ganges in Banares (Varanasi), 1885.
Navratangarh fort
Shiva, as Gangadhara, bearing the Descent of the Ganges, as the goddess Parvati, the sage Bhagiratha, and the bull Nandi look on (circa 1740).
Palash flowers, bright red, pepper the skyline in Jharkhand during fall, also known as forest fire
A procession of Akharas marching over a makeshift bridge over the Ganges River. Kumbh Mela at Allahabad, 2001.
A crocodile at Muta crocodile breeding centre at Ormanjhi, Ranchi
Head works of the Ganges canal in Haridwar (1860). Photograph by Samuel Bourne.
A Female Indian Elephant at Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary in Jharkhand
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).
Karam festival in Jharkhand
A girl selling plastic containers in Haridwar for carrying Ganges water.
Chhath Puja in Jharkhand
Ganges from Space
Durga Puja in Jharkhand
Lesser florican (Sypheotides indicus)
Manasa Puja in Jharkhand
The catla (Catla catla) is one of the Indian carp species that support major fisheries in the Ganges
Ranchi Airport (IXR)
The threatened gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) is a large fish-eating crocodilian that is harmless to humans
National Highway 33 near Ramgarh Cantonment
The Gangetic dolphin in a sketch by Whymper and P. Smit, 1894.
View from the Sahibganj Railway Station
People bathing and washing clothes in the Ganges in Varanasi.
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
The Ganges at Sultanganj.
Netarhat hill station

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.

- Ganges

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

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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.

Bihar

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State in eastern India.

State in eastern India.

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(Sitting L to R): Rajendra Prasad and Anugrah Narayan Sinha during Mahatma Gandhi's 1917 Champaran Satyagraha
Kathak classical dance form, from Bhojpur region
Patna river port on national inland waterways-1 at Gai Ghat
Front view of administrative building of IIT Patna
NIT Patna main building

Bihar borders Uttar Pradesh to its west, Nepal to the north, the northern part of West Bengal to the east, and with Jharkhand to the south.

The Bihar plain is split by the river Ganges, which flows from west to east.

West Bengal

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West Bengal (, Bengali: Poshchim Bongo,, abbr.

West Bengal (, Bengali: Poshchim Bongo,, abbr.

Coin of the King Shashanka, who created the first separate political entity in Bengal, called the Gauda Kingdom
The Pala Empire was an imperial power during the Late Classical period on the Indian subcontinent, which originated in the region of Bengal.
Firoz Minar at Gauḍa was built during the Bengal Sultanate.
An 1880 map of Bengal
Subhas Chandra Bose, he was a leading freedom fighter of India
The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999.
Many areas remain flooded during the heavy rains brought by a monsoon.
Districts of West Bengal
A hut in a village in the Hooghly district
The Grand Hotel in Kolkata. Tourism, especially from Bangladesh, is an important part of West Bengal's economy.
Freshly sown saplings of rice in a paddy; in the background are stacks of jute sticks.
Satyajit Ray, a pioneer in Bengali cinema along with Ravi Sankar.
Panchchura Temple in Bishnupur, one of the older examples of the terracotta arts of India.
Jamdani Sari of Bangladesh is very popular in West Bengal.
Salt Lake Stadium / Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan, Kolkata
Netaji Indoor Stadium, Kolkata
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport is a hub for flights to and from Bangladesh, East Asia, Nepal, Bhutan and north-east India.
Durgapur Expressway
An SBSTC bus in Karunamoyee
Kolkata Metro, India's first metro rail system
University of Calcutta, the oldest public university of India.
The front entrance to the academic block of NUJS, Kolkata.
Prajna Bhavan, housing the School of Mathematical Sciences and School of RKMVU.

It also borders the Indian states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim and Assam.

One of the earliest foreign references to Bengal is a mention by the Ancient Greeks around 100BCE of a land named Gangaridai located at the mouths of the Ganges.

Carved statue in the medieval city of Sirpur

Chhattisgarh

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Landlocked state in Central India.

Landlocked state in Central India.

Carved statue in the medieval city of Sirpur
6th 7th century Bhima Kichak Temple, Malhar Chhattisgarh India - 7
Mantralaya in Naya (New) Raipur
The Mahanadi River, in Chhattisgarh
Achankmar Tiger
Sal- The State Tree of Chhattisgarh
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Bilaspur Junction Railway Station
Raipur Railway Station Entrance
Swami Vivekananda Airport, Raipur
Districts of Chhattisgarh state in 2020
GEVRA DUMPERS
NTPC Korba Power Plant - panoramio
Amritdhara chirimiri
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School children in Chhattisgarh
Tendu Patta (Leaf) collection in Chhattisgarh, India.
Social Mission Against Blind Faith
Danteshwari Temple is one of the Shakti peethas
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.
Pandwani
Raut Nacha
Suwa Nacha at Khudmudi Village, Chhattisgarh
Natya Samaroh by IPTA
Red Velvet Mite is used as medicine in traditional healing in Chhattisgarh
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
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

It borders seven states – Uttar Pradesh to the north, Madhya Pradesh to the northwest, Maharashtra to the southwest, Jharkhand to the northeast, Odisha to the east, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh to the south.

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

Son River

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Perennial river located in central India.

Perennial river located in central India.

Sonemuda, origin of Sone River
Babur crossing the Son River.
Boatmen on the Son River, Umaria district, MP
Son River, from Son Nagar railway station, Aurangabad district, Bihar
Son River, from Son Nagar railway station, Aurangabad district, Bihar

Sone river is the second-largest southern tributary of the Ganges' after Yamuna River.

The Sone parallels the Kaimur hills, flowing east-northeast through Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and Bihar states to join the Ganges just west of Patna.

Sahebganj

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Sahebganj (also known as Sahibganj) is a scenic town and a port city with the serene Ganga and sturdy hills in the Sahibganj subdivision of the Sahebganj district of Jharkhand state, India.

The map shows a hilly area with the Rajmahal hills running from the bank of the Ganges in the extreme north to south, beyond the area covered by the map into Dumka district.