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.No||Rivers Nicknames||River Name|
|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.No||Lifeline of States||River Name|
|1||Lifeline of Maharashtra||Koyna River|
|2||Lifeline of Madhya Pradesh||Narmada River|
|3||Lifeline of Goa||Mandovi River|
|4||Lifeline 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|
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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