A report on Rajasthan and Ganges

Ghateshwara Mahadeva temple at the Baroli Temple Complex. The temples were built between the 10th and 11th centuries CE by the Gurjara-Pratihara dynasty.
Bhagirathi River at Gangotri.
Akbar shoots the Rajput commander Jaimal using a matchlock, during the Siege of Chittor (1567–1568).
Devprayag, confluence of Alaknanda (right) and Bhagirathi (left), and beginning of the Ganges proper.
Mount Abu.
The Himalayan headwaters of the Ganges River in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, India.
The great Indian bustard has been classed as critically endangered species since 2011.
The Gandhi Setu Bridge across the Ganges in Patna, Bihar
Reclining tiger, Ranthambore National Park
A sailboat on the main distributory of the Ganges in Bangladesh, the Padma river.
Lake Palace and Jag Mandir from a distance, Lake Pichola, Udaipur.
The Ganges delta in a 2020 satellite image.
Modern Jodhpur skyline
A 1908 map showing the course of the Ganges and its tributaries.
Timeline of the Bhadla Solar Park (India) development, the World's largest photovoltaic power plants cluster in 2020
The River Ganges at Kolkata, with Howrah Bridge in the background
Wind turbines near Bada Bagh, Rajasthan.
Lower Ganges in Lakshmipur, Bangladesh
Rajasthani food
Hardinge Bridge, Bangladesh, crosses the Ganges-Padma River. It is one of the key sites for measuring streamflow and discharge on the lower Ganges.
Dal Bati Choorma, a traditional Rajasthani Dish
Chromolithograph, Indian woman floating lamps on the Ganges, by William Simpson, 1867
NIIT University in Neemrana, Rajasthan
Descent of Ganga, painting by Raja Ravi Varma c. 1910
Man in Rajasthan, India.
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."]
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Women and children at a bathing ghat on the Ganges in Banares (Varanasi), 1885.
The emperor Hemu, who rose from obscurity and briefly established himself as ruler in northern India, from Punjab to Bengal, in defiance of the warring Sur and Mughal Empires.
Shiva, as Gangadhara, bearing the Descent of the Ganges, as the goddess Parvati, the sage Bhagiratha, and the bull Nandi look on (circa 1740).
Maharana Udai Singh II founded Udaipur, which became the new capital of the Mewar kingdom after Chittor Fort was conquered by the Mughal emperor Akbar.
A procession of Akharas marching over a makeshift bridge over the Ganges River. Kumbh Mela at Allahabad, 2001.
Maharana Pratap Singh, sixteenth-century Rajput ruler of Mewar, known for his defence of his realm against Mughal invasion.
Head works of the Ganges canal in Haridwar (1860). Photograph by Samuel Bourne.
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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).
Mount Abu is a popular hill station in Rajasthan.
A girl selling plastic containers in Haridwar for carrying Ganges water.
The Thar Desert near Jaisalmer.
Ganges from Space
Aerial view Udaipur and Aravali hills.
Lesser florican (Sypheotides indicus)
Jaipur International Airport
The catla (Catla catla) is one of the Indian carp species that support major fisheries in the Ganges
Maharajah's Express dining saloon
The threatened gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) is a large fish-eating crocodilian that is harmless to humans
The Jaipur Metro is an important urban transportation link
The Gangetic dolphin in a sketch by Whymper and P. Smit, 1894.
NH 8 between Udaipur and Ahmedabad
People bathing and washing clothes in the Ganges in Varanasi.
Camel rides in Thar desert
Pushkar Lake and Ghat
Folk dance popular in Rajasthan
Demoiselle cranes in Khichan near Bikaner
Hawa Mahal
The Ganges at Sultanganj.
Amber Fort has seen from the bank of Maotha Lake, Jaigarh Fort on the hills in the background
Nakki Lake, Mount Abu
Mehrangarh Fort
Dilwara Temples
Lake Palace
Kirti Stambha of Fort of Chittaur
Tiger at Ranthambore National Park
Jal Mahal, Jaipur

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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Eastern and southeastern Rajasthan is drained by the Banas and Chambal rivers, tributaries of the Ganges.

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North India

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Loosely defined region consisting of the northern part of India.

Loosely defined region consisting of the northern part of India.

States under Northern India Zonal Council in orange
Late Vedic Culture (1100-500 BCE)
Vedic India covered North, Central, Western and Eastern India
Children playing cricket in North Indian state of Himachal Pradesh
Sunset on the sand dunes at Thar desert located in North Indian state of Rajasthan
Distribution of Indo-Aryan languages.
North Indian Hindu bride in Lehenga
Chinkara in Madhya Pradesh, India
Goat at Great Himalayan national Park in Himachal Pradesh
Jim Corbett National Park
Sunrise in Kishtwar National Park, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Akshardham Temple, Delhi
The Taj Mahal at Agra
Amer Fort in Rajasthan
India's Köppen climate classification map is based on native vegetation, temperature, precipitation and their seasonality.(Major categories)
(Am) Tropical monsoon
(Aw) Tropical savanna, wet & dry
(BWh) Hot desert
(BWk) Cold desert
(BSh) Hot semi arid
(Cwa) Subtropical humid summer, dry winter
(Cwb) Subtropical highland, dry wint

The Ministry of Home Affairs in its Northern Zonal Council Administrative division included the states of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Rajasthan and Union Territories of Chandigarh, Delhi, Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

Varanasi, on the banks of the River Ganga, is considered one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and the second oldest in India after Nalanda.

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.

Map of prominent mountain ranges in India, showing Aravalli in north-west India

Aravalli Range

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Map of prominent mountain ranges in India, showing Aravalli in north-west India
Volcanic arc and geological process of undersea subduction during tactonic collusion
Global convergent boundary of plate margins
The Aravalli Range, seen from the range's highest point at Guru Shikhar, in Rajasthan.
A lake nested within Aravali Hills.
Aravali Hills near Pushkar.
Camel ride in the Thar Desert near Jaisalmer.
Charging Indian leopard.
Ashoka pillar at Delhi Ridge, brought to Delhi from Topra Kalan by Firuz Shah Tughlaq in 1356.
Ranthambore National Park, in Rajasthan.
The Aravali Range inside Ranthambhore National Park, in Rajasthan.
Aravalli range near Udaipur Rajasthan
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The Aravalli Range (also spelled Aravali) is a mountain range in Northern-Western India, running approximately 670 km (430 mi) in a south-west direction, starting near Delhi, passing through southern Haryana, Rajasthan, and ending in Ahmedabad Gujarat.

Eastern and southeastern Rajasthan is drained by the Banas and Chambal rivers, tributaries of the Ganges.