Chambal River

  • Chambal River rises near Mhow in the highlands of Janapao Hills in Madhya Pradesh.
  • It enters a gorge at Chaurasigarh.
  • It joins Yamuna in the Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh.
  • Banas River joins it near Sawai Madhopur.
  • Betwa, rising in Bhopal, joins the Yamuna near Hamirpur.
    • Dhasan is an important tributary of Betwa.

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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.

Tapti River

Tapti River (or Tapi) is the second largest west flowing river of the Indian peninsula.

It originates from the Multai reserve forest in the Betul district of Madhya Pradesh.

It is also known as ‘the twin’ or ‘the handmaid’ of the Narmada.

Yamuna River

Yamuna River is the largest and the most important tributary of the Ganga.

It originates from the Yamunotri glacier on the Bandarpunch Peak in Garhwal in Uttarakhand.

It enters the plains near Tajewala.

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.

Brahmaputra River

Brahmaputra River rises in the great chemayungdung glacier in the Kailas range of the Himalayas.

It flows eastward from its source region.

Mariam La separates the source of the Brahmaputra from the Manasarovar Lake.