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Which of the following rivers flows through Maharashtra and Gujarat?
1. Sabarmati
2. Godavari
3. Mahi
4. Tapti

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Correct Answer - Option 4 : Tapti

The correct answer is Tapti.

  • Tapti is the main river of western India.

  • It originates from Multai in Betul district of Madhya Pradesh and flows from the middle of the Satpura hills to the west.
  • It falls into the Arabian Sea, crossing the plateau of Khandesh in Maharashtra and the plains of Surat. It has a length of 700km and passes through Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh.
  • It is named after the goddess Tapati, the daughter of Surya.

  • Sabarmati flows through the state of Gujarat. The length of the Sabarmati river is 371 km originating from the Aravalli Range of the Udaipur District to meet the Gulf of Khambhat of the Arabian Sea.
  • Godavari- This is a major river in South India. This river is the largest among other rivers. It is also called Dakshin Ganga. It flows through Maharashtra, Telangana, and Andhra Pradesh and joins the Bay of Bengal near Rajahmundry city.
  • Mahi- This is a major river of Western India. Mahi originates from the Vindhyachal mountain range of Minda village near the Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh. It starts at Jaisamand Lake in South Aravalli.

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