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Which is the smallest dam in India?

Mukkombu Dam

Which is shortest river in India?

Arvari river

What is the national river of India?


What is our national vegetable?

Here is the list of national symbols of India.

Title National Symbols
National Heritage Animal Indian Elephant
National Flower Lotus
National Vegetable Pumpkin
Oath of Allegiance National Pledge

Which is the only dolphin sanctuary in India?

Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary

Why Ganga water is green?

Noted botanist Prof DK Chauhan of AU said the algae in Ganga could be due to increased nutrients in the water as phosphate, sulphur and nitrate are known nutrients that help it grow and these nutrients could come from sewage during the rains sparking the process of photosynthesis with the help of sunlight.

What is the Colour of Ganga water?

Apart from the 84 concrete river banks, the greenish water can be seen on the other side as well. “Ganga does turn light green during the rainy season due to the heavy inflow of mosses and lichens from ponds and lakes. But this time, the change in colour has been to a greater extent.

What color is the Ganges River?

Water ranges in color from electric blue to navy. Vegetation is green. Clouds are pale blue-green. Water often rises along the Ganga during monsoon season, which typically lasts from June to August.

Where is river Ganga located?

The Ganges rises in the southern Great Himalayas on the Indian side of the border with the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. Its five headstreams—the Bhagirathi, the Alaknanda, the Mandakini, the Dhauliganga, and the Pindar—all rise in the mountainous region of northern Uttarakhand state.

Is River Ganga clean now?

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)’s latest available data, the water quality of Ganga across a significant portion of its 2,500 kilometres length is still unfit for bathing and drinking as it does not meet the permissible parameters for biochemical oxygen demand and total coliform.

In which state does Ganga flow?

Home >> Ganga Basin >> Location

States Drainage area(km)
Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh 294,364
Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh 198,962
Bihar and Jharkhand 143,961
Rajasthan 112,490

Which is the longest river in the world?


  • Nile: 4,132 miles.
  • Amazon: 4,000 miles.
  • Yangtze: 3,915 miles.