Nicknames of Rivers in India PDF

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Nicknames of Rivers in India: Here are the most common “Nicknames of Rivers in India”, Know more about our rivers of India and update your general knowledge with the most popular facts that were often asked in almost every competitive exam.

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Nicknames of Rivers in India important list

Sl.NoRivers NicknamesRiver Name
1Sindhu Indus River
2 Dead River Ghaggar River ( Rajasthan )
3 Transparent river Umngot River
4 Red river Brahmaputra River
5 Yarlung Tsangpo (Tibet) Brahmaputra
6 Siang/Dihang River (Arunachal Pradesh) Brahmaputra River
7 Luit and Dilao (Assam) Brahmaputra River
8 Kali or Mahakali River Sharda River
9 Sorrow of Bihar Kosi River
10 Sorrow of Odisha Mahanadi River
11 Sorrow of Assam Brahmaputra River
12 Sorrow of West Bengal Damodar River
13 Sorrow of West Jharkhand Damodar River
14 “River of Sorrows” Damodar River
15 Sorrow of Karnataka Doni River
16 Sorrow of Madhya Pradesh Son River
17 Sorrow of Andhra Pradesh Budameru Rivulet
18 Sorrow of Himachal Pradesh Swan River
19 Vridha Ganga  Godavari River
20 Dakshin Ganga  Godavari River
21 Ganges of South India  Kaveri River
22 Ardha Ganga Kaveri River
23 Lavanavari (Salt river) Luni River
24 Daughter of Sun Yamuna River

River which is known as, “Lifeline of States”

Sl.NoLifeline of StatesRiver Name
1Lifeline of Maharashtra Koyna River
2 Lifeline of Madhya Pradesh Narmada River
3 Lifeline of Goa Mandovi River
4Lifeline of Sikkim Teesta River
5 Lifeline of Kerala Periyar River
6 Lifeline of Karnataka Cauvery River
7 Lifeline of Odisha and Chhattisgarh Mahanadi River
8 Lifeline of Himachal Pradesh Beas River
9 Lifeline of Andhra Pradesh Godavari River
10 Lifeline of South India Cauvery River
Nicknames of Rivers in India, Lifeline of India States
Nicknames of Rivers in India, Lifeline of India States

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on Nicknames of Rivers in India

Q1. Which River is known as the lifeline of Maharashtra?

Answer: Koyna River

Q2. Which River is called a sorrow of Bengal?

Answer: Damodar River

Q3. Which River is known as the tears of Bihar?

Answer: Koshi River

Q4. Which is known as Ganga of South?

Answer: Godavari river is known as Dakshin Ganga or the Ganga of South.

Q5. Which river is known as Vridha Ganga?

Answer: Godavari river

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