A report on VaranasiGanges and Uttar Pradesh

Kabir, a 15th-century Indian mystic poet and saint
Banarasi sari
Bhagirathi River at Gangotri.
A part of the Gangetic Plain
Tourists shopping for jewellery in Varanasi
Devprayag, confluence of Alaknanda (right) and Bhagirathi (left), and beginning of the Ganges proper.
Monsoon clouds over Indirapuram
Ganges view from Bhadaini water works, Varanasi
The Himalayan headwaters of the Ganges River in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, India.
Divisions of Uttar Pradesh
Ramnagar Fort was built in 1750 by Kashi Naresh Raja Balwant Singh.
The Gandhi Setu Bridge across the Ganges in Patna, Bihar
Uttar Pradesh is the largest subdivion by population in the world. The red area has a smaller population than Uttar Pradesh.
Alamgiri Mosque
A sailboat on the main distributory of the Ganges in Bangladesh, the Padma river.
Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha), the lower house of the bicameral legislature.
Memorial of Sant Ravidas at Sant Ravidas Ghat
The Ganges delta in a 2020 satellite image.
Logo of Uttar Pradesh Police, the largest police force in the world.
Sarnath, the suburb of Varanasi
A 1908 map showing the course of the Ganges and its tributaries.
Sown saplings of rice in a paddy; located in the rich fertile Indo-Gangetic Plain, agriculture is the largest employment generator in the state.
Bharat Kala Bhavan Museum, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
The River Ganges at Kolkata, with Howrah Bridge in the background
IT premise in Noida, which is known for infrastructure and services, as well as high-end housing complexes.
Wall paintings, Varanasi, 1973
Lower Ganges in Lakshmipur, Bangladesh
A section of Delhi–Noida Direct Flyway
Sant Goswami Tulsidas Awadhi Hindi poet and propagator of Bhakthi music in Varanasi
Hardinge Bridge, Bangladesh, crosses the Ganges-Padma River. It is one of the key sites for measuring streamflow and discharge on the lower Ganges.
Indian field hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand
Krishna standing on serpent Kaliya during Nag Nathaiya festival in Varanasi
Chromolithograph, Indian woman floating lamps on the Ganges, by William Simpson, 1867
Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow.
The Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi
Descent of Ganga, painting by Raja Ravi Varma c. 1910
JRHU is the world's first school for the handicapped
Indian Institute of Technology in Varanasi
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."]
Central Drug Research Institute, an autonomous multidisciplinary research institute
The Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport is the main airport that serves Varanasi.
Women and children at a bathing ghat on the Ganges in Banares (Varanasi), 1885.
Kumbh Mela 2013 at Sangam, Allahabad
Varanasi Junction, is the main railway station which serves Varanasi.
Shiva, as Gangadhara, bearing the Descent of the Ganges, as the goddess Parvati, the sage Bhagiratha, and the bull Nandi look on (circa 1740).
The battle of Kurukshetra, folio from the Mahabharata
Banaras railway station at night
A procession of Akharas marching over a makeshift bridge over the Ganges River. Kumbh Mela at Allahabad, 2001.
Kathak dancer performing
Ring Road Phase I
Head works of the Ganges canal in Haridwar (1860). Photograph by Samuel Bourne.
Devotees inside Krishna temple during Lathmaar Holi
Road in Varanasi Cantonment
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).
Uttar Pradeshi thali with naan, sultani dal, raita, and shahi paneer
BLW manufactured locomotives hauling load across the nation.
A girl selling plastic containers in Haridwar for carrying Ganges water.
Paan (betel leaves) being served with silver foil
A lithograph by James Prinsep (1832) of a Brahmin placing a garland on the holiest location in the city.
Ganges from Space
Anandabodhi tree in Jetavana Monastery, Sravasti
A painting by Edwin Lord Weeks (1883) of Varanasi, viewed from the Ganges.
Lesser florican (Sypheotides indicus)
A hybrid nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus) showing nectar spur, found mainly in Hardoi district
An illustration (1890) of Bathing Ghat in Varanasi.
The catla (Catla catla) is one of the Indian carp species that support major fisheries in the Ganges
View of the Terai region
Maharaja of Benares, 1870s.
The threatened gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) is a large fish-eating crocodilian that is harmless to humans
The threatened Gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) is a large fish-eating crocodilian found in the Ganges River
Map of the city, c. 1914.
The Gangetic dolphin in a sketch by Whymper and P. Smit, 1894.
An 1895 photograph of the Varanasi riverfront.
People bathing and washing clothes in the Ganges in Varanasi.
The lanes of Varanasi are bathed in a plethora of colours.
Dashashwamedh Ghat
Manikarnika Ghat
The Jain Ghat/Bachraj Ghat
Kedar Ghat during Kartika Purnima
The Ganges at Sultanganj.
The Kashi Vishwanath Temple, the most important temple in Varanasi.
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The 18th century Durga Kund Temple
Parshvanath Jain temple

Varanasi is a city on the Ganges river in northern India that has a central place in pilgrimage, death, and mourning in the Hindu world, even as the traditions are transformed in the face of modernization, generational changes and emigration.

- Varanasi

Located in the middle-Ganges valley in the southeastern part of the state of Uttar Pradesh, Varanasi lies on the left bank of the river.

- Varanasi

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

- Uttar Pradesh

It has been important historically, with many former provincial or imperial capitals such as Pataliputra, Kannauj, Kara, Munger, Kashi, Patna, Hajipur, Delhi, Bhagalpur, Murshidabad, Baharampur, Kampilya, and Kolkata located on its banks or the banks of tributaries and connected waterways.

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At Haridwar, a dam diverts some of its waters into the Ganges Canal, which irrigates the Doab region of Uttar Pradesh, whereas the river, whose course has been roughly southwest until this point, now begins to flow southeast through the plains of northern India.

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Uttar Pradesh has several historical, natural, and religious tourist destinations, including Agra, Aligarh, Ayodhya, Kushinagar, Prayagraj, Varanasi and Vrindavan.

- Uttar Pradesh
Kabir, a 15th-century Indian mystic poet and saint

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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 Culture in its North Culture Zone includes the state of Uttarakhand but excludes Delhi whereas the Geological Survey of India includes Uttar Pradesh and Delhi but excludes Rajasthan and Chandigarh.

It has a diverse culture, and includes the Hindu pilgrimage centres of Char Dham, Haridwar, Varanasi, Ayodhya, Mathura, Allahabad, Vaishno Devi and Pushkar, the Buddhist pilgrimage centres of Sarnath and Kushinagar, the Sikh Golden Temple as well as world heritage sites such as the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, Khajuraho temples, Hill Forts of Rajasthan, Jantar Mantar (Jaipur), Qutb Minar, Red Fort, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri and the Taj Mahal.

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.

Allahabad

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The Ashoka pillar at Allahabad (photo c. 1900) contains many inscriptions since the 3rd-century BCE. Sometime about 1575 CE, Birbal of Akbar's era added an inscription that mentions the "Magh mela at Prayag Tirth Raj".
Allahabad Fort, built by Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1575 on the banks of the Yamuna River.
Tomb of Nithar Begum (daughter of Mughal Emperor Jahangir) at Khusro Bagh.
Mahatma Gandhi at a January 1940 Congress Working Committee meeting with Vallabhbhai Patel and Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit at Anand Bhavan in Allahabad
Allahabad University, established in 1887, is one of the oldest modern universities in the Indian subcontinent.
Pilgrims at the Triveni Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges and the Yamuna rivers in Allahabad.
The Yamuna in Allahabad during the rainy season
A typical Indian peacock, found in Allahabad on a large scale
The Allahabad High Court is India's fourth-oldest high court
New Yamuna Bridge in Allahabad
MLN Medical College, the Government Medical College in Allahabad
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, a public engineering and management school
Anand Bhavan, owned by Indian political leader Motilal Nehru
A procession of pilgrims cross the Ganges during the 2001 Kumbh Mela in Allahabad

Allahabad, officially known as Prayagraj, also known as Ilahabad, is a metropolis in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Allahabad lies close to Triveni Sangam, the "three-river confluence" of the Ganges, Yamuna and Sarasvati rivers.

Alam, who was abandoned by Shuja after the defeats, surrendered to the English and was lodged at the fort, as they captured Allahabad, Benares and Chunar in his name.

Indo-Gangetic Plain

Indo-Gangetic Plain

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172 e6acre fertile plain encompassing northern regions of the Indian subcontinent, including most of northern and eastern India, around half of Pakistan, virtually all of Bangladesh and southern plains of Nepal.

172 e6acre fertile plain encompassing northern regions of the Indian subcontinent, including most of northern and eastern India, around half of Pakistan, virtually all of Bangladesh and southern plains of Nepal.

Indo-Gangetic Plain
Clusters of yellow lights on the Indo-Gangetic Plain reveal numerous cities large and small in this photograph of northern India and northern Pakistan, seen from the northwest. The orange line is the India–Pakistan border.
A part of the Indo-Gangetic Plain over Northern, Central and Eastern India as well as its neighbouring countries

The region is named after the Indus and the Ganges rivers and encompasses a number of large urban areas.

Most Prominent of them were Chauhans of Ajmer along with Gahadavals Or Rathores of Varanasi and many petty Rajput kingdoms.

Uttar Pradesh (Excluding the Chitrakoot division)