Brahmaputra River is a perennial and trans-boundary river that flows into Tibet province of China, India and Bangladesh. In India, it mostly covers the north-east states. It starts from Lake Mansarovar in Tibet and then it enters in India from Arunachal Pradesh and Assam. It is one of the longest rivers of the world and second largest in south and central Asia.
Indian Navy has named one of its lead guided-missile frigates as INS Brahmaputra based on the name of this river. It was commissioned in the year 2000 and is still actively guarding the international borders of India. Massive flood occurs in India and Bangladesh during monsoon season which takes many lives and hampers the economy of both the countries.
Ten Lines on Brahmaputra River in English
10 Lines on Brahmaputra River – Set 1
1) Brahmaputra River is a major trans-boundary river of south and central Asia.
2) It flows in the province of Tibet, India and Bangladesh.
3) Brahmaputra River originates from Lake Mansarovar located in the Himalayas.
4) It flows through southern Tibet and enters into Arunachal Pradesh.
5) The River then flows into southwest through Assam valley as Brahmaputra.
6) Lastly, Brahmaputra River reaches Bangladesh as Jamuna and merges with River Ganga.
7) Brahmaputra River joins River Ganga and falls into the Bay of Bengal forming a large delta.
8) The length of Brahmaputra River is 2900 km and its coverage area is 34,160 sq. km.
9) The average depth of the Brahmaputra River is 38 m and maximum depth is 120 m.
10) Brahmaputra River also plays high importance for irrigation as well as transportation.
10 Lines on Brahmaputra River – Set 2
1) Brahmaputra River is also known as Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibet.
2) It is the 9th largest river by discharge in the world.
3) The Ganga-Brahmaputra system discharges around 31000 m3, making it the 3rd highest in the world.
4) The deforestation in its watershed has led to floods during monsoon season.
5) It has the deepest point of 380 feet and has an average of 124 ft depth.
6) It merges with Ganges in Bangladesh and divides into 2 rivers Meghna and Padma.
7) It was used as an important shipping canal till 1947.
8) It was proclaimed as No. 2 waterway till 1990.
9) China, Bangladesh and India are planning to build up a hydroelectric project and water passage across the borders.
10) Tista, Jamuna and Tsang Po are its important stributaries.
10 Lines on Brahmaputra River – Set 3
1) The first Rail Bridge was inaugurated over the river in 1962.
2) It runs at an average height of 4000 meters.
3) Very high turbulence can be seen and felt in the water because of Tidal Bore.
4) It creates a gorge near Mount Namcha Barwa, making it the deepest gorge.
5) The place where Brahmaputra merges with Ganges creates the largest delta in the world, Sunderban.
6) Sunderban delta is the home of mangrove trees and is the largest mangrove forest in the world.
7) This river is majorly used for shipping and water supply.
8) Old and New Saraighat Bridges and Mahabahu Brahmaputra are some important bridges fledging over the river.
9) Brahmaputra river restoration project is one of the projects to be implemented.
10) China built the Zangmu Dam in the upper course of the river.
10 Lines on Brahmaputra River – Set 4
1) Brahmaputra River is one of the major rivers of Asia which flows in China, India and Bangladesh and joins River Ganga by forming Gangetic delta.
2) The river is called as ‘Brahmaputra’ in Sanskrit, ‘Tsangpo’ in Tibetan, ‘Yarlung Zangbo Jiang’ in Chinese and ‘Ya-Lu-Tsang-Pu Chiang’ in central and south Asia.
3) The source of Brahmaputra River is ‘Chemayungdung Glacier’ which expands in the slopes of Himalayas about 100 km of southeast of Mapam Lake in south-western Tibet.
4) From its origin, Brahmaputra River runs up to 1100 km from the east of the Himalayas range to the south and Mount Kailash range to its north.
5) The river flows south-west through Assam valley and south through Bangladesh as Jamuna River before getting merged in River Ganga in the Bay of Bengal.
6) Brahmaputra River is known as son of Lord Brahma and it is a mighty river even in the dry season.
7) Mt. Kangchenjunga with 8586 m height is the highest point in the Brahmaputra River Basin.
8) Millions of people in India and Bangladesh reside on the banks of Brahmaputra River and its delta is home to around 130 million people.
9) Bogibeel Bridge, Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Bridge or Dhola-Sadhiya Bridge, Koila Bhomora Setu etc are the multipurpose bridges that are built on Brahmaputra River.
10) ‘Brahmos Missile’ is a joint venture of India and Russia which is dedicated to the Brahmaputra River of India and Moskva river of Russia.
Maximum of its length, the Brahmaputra River serves as an inland waterway however it is very tough to navigate in the mountain ranges located on the river. The main tributaries of Brahmaputra River are Burhi Dihing, the Disang, the Dikhu and the Kopili. The Ganga-Brahmaputra River system is the world’s third greatest water flow system with roughly 1,086,500 cubic feet per second which makes this belt more fertile in India. In India, most of the rivers have female names however the Brahmaputra has a male name which is very rare.