List Of Major Rivers In India

With a vast network of Peninsular and Himalayan rivers, India is conceded as a land of rivers. Many archaic civilizations thrived on the banks of rivers in India. They are deliberated sacred by Hindus in the country and have been honor in the form of gods and goddesses.

Himalayan rivers raise from Himalayan ranges and are perennial in nature while Peninsular Rivers are fostered by rains and include those rising from Western Ghats.

Here are the 15 major rivers in India:

Rivers Name Rivers Source Rivers Fall into 
Ganga Combined SourcesBay of Bengal 
SatlujLake Rakshastal in TibetChenab
IndusGlacier near Bokhar Chu in the Tibetan region of the Kailash Mountain rangeArabian Sea
Ravi Chamba district of Himachal PradeshChenab
BeasBeas Kund, Himalayas, Himachal PradeshSatluj
JhelumVerinag Spring  Chenab
YamunaYamunotri, Champasar GlacierGanga
ChambalSingar Chouri (Mhow in Indore District, Madhya Pradesh)Yamuna
GhagraMapchachungo Glacier, Tibet, ChinaGanga
KosiSun Kosi, Arun and Tamur form Saptakoshi (Tribenighat, Nepal)Ganga
BetwaVindhya Range (Kumhra village, Raisen, Madhya Pradesh)Yamuna
BrahmaputraNear Mansarovar LakeBay of Bengal
NarmadaAmarkantakGulf of Khambat
TaptiBetul District, Madhya PradeshGulf of Khambat
MahanadiSihawa town in Dhamtari district of ChhattisgarhBay of Bengal
LuniPushkar valley Rann of kuchchh
GhaggarHimalayasNear Fatehabad
SabarmatiAravalli Range of the Udaipur District of RajasthanGulf of Khambat
KrishnaNear Mahabaleswar, Jor village (Satara district, Maharashtra)Bay of Bengal
GodavariBrahmagiri Mountain, Tryambakeshwar (Nashik, Maharashtra)Bay of Bengal
KaveriTalakaveri, Kodagu, Western Ghats, KarnatakaBay of Bengal

India Major Rivers

Leave a Comment