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The river which rises in the Kamarpet hill in Chhotanagpur Plateau of Bihar and called "The River of Sorrow" is ______.

A

Mahanadi

B

Damodar

C

Krishna

D

Godavari

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B

Damodar

Damodar river is known as "The river of Sorrow". It rises in the Kamerpet hill in Chhota Nagpur Plateau of Bihar. It is flowing across the Indian states of Jharkhand and West Bengal. Earlier it was known as "Sorrow of Bengal" as it used to flood in many areas of West Bengal.  Barakar,  Konar, Bokaro, Haharo, Jamunia, Ghari, Guaia, Khadia, Bhera are its tributaries.

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