The Ganges (Ganga) River runs through northern India and is sacred to those who follow Hinduism. More than four hundred million people in India live in the area that feeds the river, known as the Ganges River Basin. A river basin is a region that is drained by a river, such as the Ganges, and any of its tributaries.
Is son a male river?
Sone or Son River is called ‘सोन / सोने’ in Hindi, but called ‘शोण’ in Sanskrit, a rare instance of an Indian river having masculine name. Damodar and Brahmaputr also have masculine name.
Which is biggest river in India?
At over three thousand kilometers long, the Indus is the longest river of India. It originates in Tibet from Lake Mansarovar before flowing through the regions of Ladakh and Punjab, joining the Arabian Sea at Pakistan’s Karachi port.
What are the five names of India?
India is known by many names – Jambudweepa, Al-Hind, Hindustan, Tenjiku, Aryavarta, and Bharat.
Who is husband of Yamuna river?
Yamuna in Hinduism
|Parents||Surya (father) Sanjna (mother)|
|Siblings||Yama, Shani, Tapati, Revanta, Ashwins and Shraddhadeva Manu|
|Consort||Krishna as one of his Ashtabharya|
|Children||10 children including Shruta|
Is Brahmaputra a male river?
Brahmaputra is famously known as Brahma’s child. Yarlung Tsangpo or Brahmaputra, the only male river that literally translates as ‘Son of Brahma’, is revered by Hindus, Jains and Buddhists.
What is gender of river?
In English, the word ‘river’ has no gender.