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Alternate/Ancient/Greek Names of Rivers Present Day Name Indus Jhelum Chenab Ravi Beas Sutlej Brahmaputra Luni Alternate Name Sindhu (Ancient name) Vitasta (Ancient name); Hydaspes(Greek name) Asikini (Ancient name); Chandrabhagha Parusni (Ancient name); Airavati Vipasa (Ancient name); Hyphasis(Greek name) Sutudri (Ancient name); Zarodros (Greek name) Dihang; Tsangpo(Tibetan) Sagarmati

Rivers and their tributaries River Ganga Yamuna Godavari Krishna Cauvery Narmada Tributaries 1. Gomti 2. Ghaghra 3. Gandak 4. Kosi 5. Yamuna 6. Son 7. Hoogly 1. Chambal 2. Sindh 3. Betwa 4. Ken 5. Tons 6. Hindon 1. Indravati 2. Manjira 3. Bindusara 4. Sarbari 5. Penganga 6.Pranahita 1. Tungabhadra 2. Ghataprabha 3. Malaprabha 4. Bhima 5. Vedavati 6. Koyna 1. Kabini 2. Hemavathi 3. Simsha 4. Arkavati 5. Bhavani 1. Amaravati 2. Bhukhi 3. Tawa 4. Banger

Indus 1. Sutlej 2. Dras 3. Zanskar 4. Shyok 5.Gilgit 6. Suru Brahmaputra 1. Dibang 2. Lohit 3. Jia Bhoreli (Kameng) 4. Dikhow 5. Subansiri 6. Manas Damodar Ravi Mahanadi 1. Barakar 2. Konar 1. Budhil 2. Nai or Dhona 3. Seul 4. Ujh 1. Seonath 2. Hasdeo 3. Jonk 4. Mand 5. Ib 6. Ong 7. Tel

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River and their places of origin River Ganga Indus Narmada Place of origin Gangotri (Uttarakhand) Mansarovar (Tibet) Maikal Hills, Amarkantak (MP)
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Mahanadi Sutlej Beas Godavari Krishna Cauvery Sabarmati Ravi Penner

Nagri Town (Chhattisgarh) Mt Kailash (Tibet) Rohtang Pass (Himachal Pradesh) Nasik (Maharashtra) Mahabaleshwar (Maharashtra) Brahmagiri Hills, Coorg (Karnataka) Udaipur, Aravalli Hills (Rajasthan) Chamba (Himachal Pradesh) Nandi Hills, Chickballapur (Karnataka)

Brahmaputra Chemayungdung (Tibet)

River water disputes and State involved Dispute States Involved

Krishna Water dispute Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra Mahadayi/Mandovi Water dispute Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra Vansadhara Water dispute Andhra Pradesh and Odisha Cauvery Water dispute Babhali Barrage issue Mulla Periyar Dam issue Tamilnadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Puducherry Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra Tamilnadu and Kerala

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