A report on Ganges

Bhagirathi River at Gangotri.
Devprayag, confluence of Alaknanda (right) and Bhagirathi (left), and beginning of the Ganges proper.
The Himalayan headwaters of the Ganges River in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, India.
The Gandhi Setu Bridge across the Ganges in Patna, Bihar
A sailboat on the main distributory of the Ganges in Bangladesh, the Padma river.
The Ganges delta in a 2020 satellite image.
A 1908 map showing the course of the Ganges and its tributaries.
The River Ganges at Kolkata, with Howrah Bridge in the background
Lower Ganges in Lakshmipur, Bangladesh
Hardinge Bridge, Bangladesh, crosses the Ganges-Padma River. It is one of the key sites for measuring streamflow and discharge on the lower Ganges.
Chromolithograph, Indian woman floating lamps on the Ganges, by William Simpson, 1867
Descent of Ganga, painting by Raja Ravi Varma c. 1910
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."]
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).
A procession of Akharas marching over a makeshift bridge over the Ganges River. Kumbh Mela at Allahabad, 2001.
Head works of the Ganges canal in Haridwar (1860). Photograph by Samuel Bourne.
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).
A girl selling plastic containers in Haridwar for carrying Ganges water.
Ganges from Space
Lesser florican (Sypheotides indicus)
The catla (Catla catla) is one of the Indian carp species that support major fisheries in the Ganges
The threatened gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) is a large fish-eating crocodilian that is harmless to humans
The Gangetic dolphin in a sketch by Whymper and P. Smit, 1894.
People bathing and washing clothes in the Ganges in Varanasi.
The Ganges at Sultanganj.

Trans-boundary river of Asia which flows through India and Bangladesh.

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The Ganges Canal highlighted in red stretching between its headworks off the Ganges river in Hardwar and its confluence with the Jumna river below Cawnpore (now Kanpur).

Ganges Canal

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The Ganges Canal highlighted in red stretching between its headworks off the Ganges river in Hardwar and its confluence with the Jumna river below Cawnpore (now Kanpur).
Photograph of an old bridge on the Ganges Canal (constructed before 1854 during East India Company rule in India). The photograph was taken from a moving car.
Photograph (1860) of the head works of the Ganges Canal in Haridwar, by Samuel Bourne.
Photograph (2008) of the head works of the Ganges Canal in Haridwar, taken from the opposite side.
Watercolor (1863) titled, "The Ganges Canal, Roorkee, Saharanpur District (U.P.)." The canal was the brainchild of Sir Proby Cautley; construction began in 1840, and the canal was opened by Governor-General Lord Dalhousie in April 1854.
Photograph (2008) of an East India Company-era (1854) bridge on the Ganges Canal near Roorkee
The Ganges Canal.
The same East India Company bridge as in the lead paragraph photographed from the other side.
A water mill on the canal.
150-year-old locks on the canal.

The Ganges Canal or Ganga Canal is a canal system that irrigates the Doab region between the Ganges River and the Yamuna River in India.

The Triveni Sangam, the intersection of the Yamuna River and the Ganges River

Triveni Sangam

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Confluence of three rivers that is also a sacred place, with a bath here said to flush away all of one's sins and free one from the cycle of rebirth.

Confluence of three rivers that is also a sacred place, with a bath here said to flush away all of one's sins and free one from the cycle of rebirth.

The Triveni Sangam, the intersection of the Yamuna River and the Ganges River
Pilgrims at the Triveni Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and a mythical third river, the Sarasvati, at Prayag, which is in Allahabad.

Triveni Sangam is the confluence of the Ganges (Ganga), the Yamuna, and the mythical Saraswati River.

Ballia

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City with a municipal board in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

City with a municipal board in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

The eastern boundary of the city lies at the junction of two major rivers, the Ganges and the Ghaghara.The city is situated 140 km east of Varanasi and about 380 km from the state capital Lucknow.

Vindhya range seen from Mandav, Madhya Pradesh

Vindhya Range

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Complex, discontinuous chain of mountain ridges, hill ranges, highlands and plateau escarpments in west-central India.

Complex, discontinuous chain of mountain ridges, hill ranges, highlands and plateau escarpments in west-central India.

Vindhya range seen from Mandav, Madhya Pradesh
Map of prominent mountain ranges in India, showing Vindhyas in central India
The Vindhyas are seen as the southern boundary of Aryavarta in this map. Note that historically, the term "Vindhyas" covered the Satpura range that lies to the south of Narmada.
A map of the "Vindhyan Series" from Geological Survey of India (1871)

According to the various definitions mentioned in the older texts, the Vindhyas extend up to Godavari in the south and Ganges in the north.

View of the confluence of the Nandakini River (foreground) and the Alaknanda River (background) at Nandprayag in the Garhwal Himalayas

Nandakini

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View of the confluence of the Nandakini River (foreground) and the Alaknanda River (background) at Nandprayag in the Garhwal Himalayas

Nandakini is a river and is one of the six main tributaries of the Ganges.

Jharkhand

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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

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

Tamsa River

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The Tamsa River (also called as Tons river) is a tributary of the Ganges flowing through the Indian states of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.

Chhapra

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City and headquarters of the Saran district in the Indian state of Bihar.

City and headquarters of the Saran district in the Indian state of Bihar.

It is situated near the junction of the Ghaghara River and the Ganges River.

A small shrine at Gaumukh, Gangotri glacier.

Gomukh

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A small shrine at Gaumukh, Gangotri glacier.
Gomukh, terminus of the Gangotri glacier. The Bhagirathi peaks rise in the background.
Snout point of Gongotri Glacier, Gomukh

Gomukh, also known as "Gaumukh" or "Gomukhi" (Hindi: गौमुख or गौमुखी ; Assamese and Bengali: গোমুখ or গোমুখী), is the terminus or pout of the Gangotri Glacier and the source of the Bhagirathi River, one of the primary headstreams of the Ganga River.

Transboundary river

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River that crosses at least one political border, either a border within a state or an international boundary.

River that crosses at least one political border, either a border within a state or an international boundary.

Bangladesh has the highest number of these rivers, including two of the world's largest rivers, the Ganges and the Brahmaputra.