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In India, ‘Yarlung Zangbo River’ is known as
1. Ganga
2. Indus
3. Brahmaputra
4. Mahanadi

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Brahmaputra

The correct answer is Brahmaputra.

  • In India, the ‘Yarlung Zangbo River’ is known as the Brahmaputra.
  • Brahmaputra:
    • Majuli Island, the world's largest riverine island is on the Brahmaputra river in the state of Assam.
    • Important cities along the Brahmaputra river are Dibrugarh, Pasighat, Neamati, Tezpur, and Guwahati.
    • Source of origin:
      • The Brahmaputra river rises from the Chemayundung glacier of the Kailash range near the Mansarovar Lake to the north of the Himalayas in the southwest Tibet region.
    • Confluence of Mouth:
      • The Brahmaputra drains into the Bay of Bengal before forming a huge delta along with the Ganga.

  • Important cities on the bank following rivers:
  • Ganga - Patna, Varanasi, Kanpur, Haridwar
  • Indus - Gilgit, Karachi, Rawalpindi
  • Brahmaputra - Guwahati, Dibrugarh, Tezpur, Jorhat
  • Mahanadi - Sambalpur, Cuttak, Sonepur, Subalaya.

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