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Rivers of India

The river systems provide irrigation, potable water, cheap transportation, electricity.
51. Ken River
The Ken River is one the major rivers of the Bundelkhand region of central India, and flows through two states, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. It is a tributary of the Yamuna,
52. Betwa River
The Betwa is a river in Northern India, and a tributary of the Yamuna. Also known as the Vetravati, the Betwa rises in the Vindhya Range just north of Hoshangabad in Madhya Pradesh and flows northeast through Madhya Pradesh and Orchha to Uttar Pradesh. Nearly half of its course, which is not navigable, runs over the Malwa Plateau. The confluence of the Betwa and the Yamuna Rivers is Hamirpur town in Uttar Pradesh, in the vicinity of Orchha.
53. Dhasan River
The Dhasan River is a right bank tributary of the Betwa River. The river originates in Begumganj tehsil of Raisen district in Madhya Pradesh state in central India. The river forms the southeastern boundary of the Lalitpur District of Uttar Pradesh state. Total length of the river is 365 km, out of which 240 km lies in Madhya Pradesh, 54 km common boundary between Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh and 71 km in Uttar Pradesh. The river was known as the Dasharna in ancient period. Lehchura Dam is built on this river at 2 km from Harpalpur railway station. This rivers is also treated as a holy river by villagers of its nearest villages.
54. Halali Reservoir
The Halali reservoir is a reservoir in the Raisen district of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is built on the Halali River, and lies 40 km away from the state capital Bhopal. The major fish species found in the reservoir include catla, rohu, mrigal, wallago attu, mystus and chitala.The Halali River is a tributary of the Betwa River. It was formerly known as Thal River. In the 18th century, Dost Mohammad Khans forces killed a rival Rajput force near Jagdishpur (later renamed to Islamnagar) on the bank of the river. The river was renamed to Halali river (the river of slaughter), because it appeared red with the blood of the victims. Another name for the river is Banganga. The Halali reservoir was commissioned in 1973
55. Kwari River
Kwari River (also spelled as Kuwari or Kunwari River) is river flowing in Morena, Bhind districts of Madhya Pradesh in central India. It is tributary of Chambal River and joins it in Etawah District,Chambal river in turn immediately joins Yamuna river. The river flow is not fast. It meets some villages like sihuda. Towns like Bijeypur district sheopur, kailaras district morena are located on its bank. May also refer to Kanwari (Haryana, India) village in Hissar District, Haryana state in India.
56. Hindon River
Hindon River, a tributary of Yamuna river, is a river in India that originates in the Saharanpur District, from Upper Shivalik in Lower Himalayan Range. The river is entirely rainfed and has a catchment area of 7, 083 km2. It flows between Ganges and Yamuna rivers, for 400 km through Muzaffarnagar District, Meerut District, Baghpat District, Ghaziabad, Noida, Greater Noida before it joins Yamuna river just outside Delhi. The Hindon Air Force Base of the Indian Air Force also lies on its bank in the Ghaziabad district on the outskirts Delhi.
57. Pahuj River
Pahuj River is a river flowing through the historic city of Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh.It probably originates near the hills of Jhansi or in Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh. It has been referred as the Pushpavati in religious texts. This river also flows through Unnao Balaji 20km from Jhansi, famous for Sun Temple and people. It is a tributary of the Sindh River, which joins the Yamuna River in Etawah, Uttar Pradesh state, just after the Chambal River confluence with the Yamuna river. It is a small and dry river which passes through the Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, Jhansi. Due to the construction of Pahuj dam near Jhansi, the river has increased its water level and the dam is an important picnic spot for Jhansi citydwellers.
58. Chambal River
The Chambal River is a tributary of the Yamuna River in central India, and forms part of the greater Gangetic drainage system. The river flows northnortheast through Madhya Pradesh, running for a time through Rajasthan, then forming the boundary between Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh before turning southeast to join the Yamuna in Uttar Pradesh state. It is a legendary river and finds mention in ancient scriptures. The perennial Chambal originates at Manpura, south of Mhow town, near Indore, on the south slope of the Vindhya Range in Madhya Pradesh. The Chambal and its tributaries drain the Malwa region of northwestern Madhya Pradesh, while its tributary, the Banas, which rises in the Aravalli Range, drains southeastern Rajasthan. It ends a confluence of five rivers, including the Chambal, Kwari, Yamuna, Sind, Pahuj, at Pachnada near Bhareh in Uttar Pradesh state, at the border of Bhind and Etawah districts. The Chambal River is considered pollution free, and hosts an amazing riverine faunal assemblage including 2 species of crocodilians
59. Berach River
The Berach River, a tributary of the Banas River, is a river of Rajasthan state in western India. The Berach originates in the hills of Udaipur District, northeast of Udaipur city. The river has a length of 157 km, and drains a basin of 7,502 km?. It flows northeast through Udaipur, Chittorgarh and Bhilwara districts, joining the Banas near Bigod village of Bhilwara district. The fortress city of Chittorgarh lies on the Berach. Its chief tributaries are the Ahar, Wagli Wagon, Gambhiri and Orai, which join it from the right. The Ayar flows through the city of Udaipur, joining the Berach at the reservoir of Udai Sagar.
60. Bandi River
Bandi is a tributary of the Luni River in Pali district. After joining of Khari and Mithari rivers Near Bombadra pickup weir, the river is called Bandi river. It joins the Luni near the Lakhar village, after flowing for about 45 km. The Hemawas dam is located near Hemawas on this river only. The district headquarters Pali is located on the bank of Bandi only. Its catchment area is about 1,685 km2 and situated in Pali District.


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