Question

Which tributary of Indus originates from Himachal Pradesh?

A

Satluj

B

Beas

C

Ravi

D

Chenab

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Solution

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D

Chenab

  • The Chenab River is a major river of India and Pakistan. It forms in the upper Himalayas in the Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh, India, and flows through the Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir into the plains of the Punjab, Pakistan.
  • Amongst the five tributary rivers of the river Indus, the lifeline of Pakistan, the Chenab River is one of the tributary rivers.
  •  It is one of the major rivers of Jammu and Kashmir, the prominent north Indian state. 
  •  The river flows west through Jammu and Kashmir, between the steep cliffs of the Shivalik Hills and the Lesser Himalayas. 
  • The river acts as a confluence between the two countries India and Pakistan as it flows in Punjab in Pakistan and Jammu and Kashmir in India.

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