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The River Ganges - Indian river (GANGA NADI )

Anfostar Team Wed Oct 19, 2022
The River Ganges  - Indian river (GANGA NADI )
The River Ganges

Indian river

The Ganges (  Sanskrit: Ganga ;   Bangla: া ; Santhali: ) is the most important river of India. It irrigates vast tracts of land from the Himalayas in Uttarakhand to the Sundarbans of the Bay of Bengal covering a total distance of 2525 kilometers (km) in India and Bangladesh.

The river Ganges is not only the natural wealth of the country, it is also the basis of the emotional faith of the people.

While traveling its long journey up to 2,071 km in India and then in Bangladesh, it forms a vast fertile plain with an area of ​​one million square kilometers with tributaries.

India's largest Uttarayan Ganga enters Katihar district via Bhagalpur in Bihar. India's largest confluence of Uttarayan Ganga is Trimohini Sangam. Trimohini Sangam is also one of the 12 banks on which the ashes of Mahatma Gandhi were immersed on February 12, 1948. This plain of the Ganges is very important from the social, literary, cultural and economic point of view, it is also known for its dense population.

This river with a maximum depth of 100 feet (31 m) is also considered a holy river in India and is worshiped in the form of Mother and Goddess.

Due to its beauty and importance in Indian mythology and literature, praise and sentimental descriptions have been made in foreign literature about the river Vandit Ganga with reverence time and again.

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