10 Lines on Kaveri River

Kaveri is one of the major as well as sacred rivers of South India. It flows through Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Kaveri River is the third largest river after Krishna and Godavari and the largest river of Tamil Nadu. It is considered as the lifeline of both the states.

People are dependent on Kaveri River for irrigation and agriculture as well as the construction of dams and barrages helps in generating hydroelectricity and providing water for agriculture through various mediums.

Kaveri River originates from Karnataka and then enters into Tamil Nadu and from there it falls into Bay of Bengal making a rich and fertile delta region of the country which gives boost to the agriculture sector in the area and supports the livelihood of the people.

Ten Lines on Kaveri River in English

We have provided ten lines on Kaveri River in English for class 3, class 4, class 5 and class 6. After reading these lines you will know that what is Kaveri River, where Kaveri River flows, which river is the third largest river, from where Kaveri River originates, where Kaveri River drains, what is the length and coverage area of Kaveri River, which two islands Kaveri River divides, which are the tributaries of Kaveri River etc.

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10 Lines on Kaveri River – Set 1

1) Kaveri is one of the major and sacred rivers which flow into southern part of India.

2) It flows through Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and also referred as ‘Ponni’.

3) Kaveri is the third largest river after Krishna and Godavari rivers in south.

4) It originates from the foothills of Western Ghats located in Karnataka.

5) It generally flows into south and east through Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

6) Kaveri River further flows into Deccan Plateau and gets emptied into the Bay of Bengal.

7) The length of Kaveri River is 805 km with the coverage area of 81,155 sq. km.

8) In Karnataka, Kaveri gets divided forming islands of Srirangapatnam and Sivanasamudra.

9) Kaveri River basin forms the Kaveri delta which is most fertile region of the country.

10) The tributaries of Kaveri River are Harangi, Hemavati, Lakshmana Tirtha, Amaravati etc.


We have provided another set of ten points on Kaveri River for class 9, class 10, class 11 and class 12. After going through these points, you will find that by which name Kaveri River is called, what is the origin of Kaveri River, which are the two falls that Kaveri River makes, up to where Kaveri River basin is extended, which pump station gives water to Bangalore, when the first hydroelectric plant of Asia was formed etc.

You can use these lines in your speeches and extempore in the school competitions. These lines will also increase your knowledge on Kaveri River and it will also be very useful in your seminars as well as in your GK quiz competitions.

10 Lines on Kaveri River – Set 2

1) Kaveri or Cauvery is a river which flows in the states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and is the largest river in Tamil Nadu which divides the state into north and south.

2) People here in South India consider Kaveri as a goddess and worship it as “Kaveri Amman”, especially in Tamil Nadu.

3) Kaveri River originates from Brahmhagiri Hills in Kodagu located in Karnataka from a place known as TalaKaveri meaning ‘Head of Kaveri’.

4) Kaveri River flows into south-eastern direction through the states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and flows into Eastern Ghats in the great falls.

5) Before falling into the Bay of Bengal in the south of Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu, Kaveri River divides into large number of distributaries forming wide deltas.

6) At Sivanasamudram, the Kaveri River further gets decreased up to the height of 98 m forming famous falls called “Gagan Chukki” and “Bara Chukki”.

7) The Kaveri River basin covers 3 states and a union territory viz, Tamil Nadu (48,356 sq. km), Karnataka (34,273 sq. km), Kerala (2886 sq. km) and Pondicherry (160 sq. km).

8) The ‘Torekadanahalli’ pump station gives 540 million litres of water per day from Kaveri River, to 100 km to Bangalore.

9) The hydroelectric plant constructed in 1902 to the left of Sivanasamudra falls on the Kaveri River was the first hydroelectric plant in Asia.

10) The ‘Krishna Raja Sagara Dam’ has the capacity of 49 tmcft and the ‘Mettur Dam’ which makes Stanley reservoir has the capacity of 93.4 tmcft.

According to the verdict of honourable Supreme Court of India on 16th February 2018, Karnataka will receive 284.75 tmcft, Kerala will get 30 tmcft, Tamil Nadu will get 404.25 tmcft and Pondicherry will get 7 tmcft of Kavery water and the rest 10 tmcft will be reserved for the environmental protection and 4 tmcft will be laid for the wastage into the sea. Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) was set up 1st June 2018 to resolve the dispute.