Brahmani River

  • Brahmani River comes into existence by the confluence of the Koel and the Sankh rivers near Rourkela in Odisha.
  • The basin is bounded in the North by the Chhotanagpur plateau, in the West and South by the Mahanadi basin and in the East by the Bay of Bengal.
  • The basin flows through Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Orissa States and drains into the Bay of Bengal.
  • It is one of the east-flowing peninsular rivers in India, like Godavari and Krishna.
  • It has a total length of 800 km.
  • Its main tributaries are Kura, Sankhad and Tikra.

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Godavari River

Godavari River is the largest peninsular river system in India.

It is held in reverence as ‘Vridha Ganga’ or ‘Dakshina Ganga’.

The river originates from Trimbakeshwar near Nasik in Maharashtra.

Subarnarekha River

Subarnarekha River originates from the Ranchi plateau in Jharkhand.

It forms the boundary between West Bengal and Orissa in its lower course.

It joins the Bay of Bengal forming an estuary between the Ganga and Mahanadi deltas.

Narmada River

Narmada River is the largest of all the west-flowing rivers of Peninsular India.

It rises from the Maikala range near the Amarkantak plateau in the Shahdol district of Madhya Pradesh.

It flows through a rift valley between the Vindhyan Range on the north and the Satpura Range on the south.

Ponnaiyar River

Ponnaiyar River is the South Pennar River that originates in the Nandi Hills in the Chikkaballapura district of Karnataka.

It is also known as Dakshina Pinakini in Kannada and Thenpennai in Tamil.

It is one of the east-flowing peninsular rivers in India, like Godavari and Krishna.

Penna River

Penna River springs from the Nandi Durg peak in Karnataka.

It is also known as Uttara Pinakini or Northern pennar.

It is known by different names like pennar, penneru, and penner in different places.