Narmada River is a major and important river of central as well as western part of India. It originates from Amarkantak plateau in Madhya Pradesh and then while travelling it touches the border of Maharashtra and enters in Gujarat before draining into Gulf of Khambhat. Narmada River is considered as the lifeline of Madhya Pradesh as it plays a very important role in agriculture, irrigation as well as in transportation through inland waterway.
Narmada is also considered a very sacred river as many religious places including Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga are situated on its banks. It is considered the third longest river in India which flows within its boundary after the Godavari and Krishna rivers.
Ten Lines on Narmada River in English
10 Lines on Narmada River – Set 1
1) Narmada River is one of the major rivers which flow in central and western India.
2) It is an important route between Arabian Sea and Ganga valley.
3) Narmada River rises from Amarkantak plateau near Anuppur district in Madhya Pradesh.
4) It follows a way through the hills near Mandala and turns towards Jabalpur.
5) From Jabalpur, Narmada River turns southwest between the Vindhya and Satpura ranges.
6) Narmada River when turning westwards enters Gujarat after crossing Madhya Pradesh.
7) Finally, Narmada River drains into the Gulf of Khambhat through an estuary of 13 miles wide.
8) The length of Narmada River is 1312 km with a coverage area of 98,796 sq. km.
9) Narmada River has numerous waterfalls, mainly the Dhuandhar Falls in Jabalpur district.
10) The Tawa River is the biggest tributary of Narmada River other than Sher, Shakkar and Dudhi.
10 Lines on Narmada River – Set 2
1) Narmada River emerges from central India.
2) It is regarded as the fifth-longest river in India.
3) Narmada is stated as major east to the west-flowing river in Indian Peninsula.
4) Narmada Kund in Amarkantak Plateau in Madhya Pradesh is the originating place of the Narmada River.
5) Narmada River is 1312 km in length.
6) It flows through Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, and Maharashtra states of India.
7) It traces the major path of its course in Madhya Pradesh.
8) Burhner, Banjar, Sher, Kaveri, etc are the left tributaries of river Narmada.
9) Hiran, Kolar, Uri, Tendoni are the right tributaries of the river Narmada.
10) Narmada River empties into the Arabian Sea in Bharuch city of Gujarat.
10 Lines on Narmada River – Set 3
1) Narmada River is an important river of Madhya Pradesh.
2) The meaning of Narmada is 'The provider of pleasure'.
3) This river has great religious importance in Hinduism.
4) It is placed among the seven sacred rivers in India.
5) Narmada River is stated as the Somved in India.
6) It is a river that flows in a rift valley and forms estuaries.
7) Narmada River was called Narbada in British Raj.
8) Nammadus was the name given to this river by Periplus Maris Erythraei.
9) Narmada river basin is home to a variety of flora and fauna.
10) There are many temples built along the river that adds beauty to the river.
10 Lines on Narmada River – Set 4
1) Narmada River is the river in central India after Godavari and Krishna which flows through the states of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.
2) Narmada is also called Rewa and prior to this it was called Nerbudda in British Raj and Greco-Roman people called Narmada River as Nammadus.
3) It is believed that Kannda emperor of the Chalukya dynasty, Pulakeshin II defeated Emperor Harshvardhan of Kannauj on the banks of Narmada River.
4) Narmada River flows through the borders of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra and then between Maharashtra and Gujarat.
5) It rises from a small reservoir called Narmada Kund located at Amarkantak near Amarkantak plateau, Anuppur district, Shahdol zone of eastern MP.
6) It starts flowing from Sonmud and then falls over a cliff as Kapildhara waterfall in the hills flowing between Ramnagar and Mandla in Madhya Pradesh.
7) Narmada River after crossing Madhya Pradesh flows into Gujarat between Vadodara and Narmada district in Gujarat and then through rich plains of Bharuch in Gujarat.
8) The Narmada basin extends between Vindhya and Satpura ranges over an area of 98,796 km2 which lies on the extreme north of the Deccan Plateau.
9) ‘Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga’ one of the twelve ‘jyotirlingas’ dedicated to Lord Shiva is located on the banks of Narmada River near Amarkantak hills.
10) Indira Sagar Project at Punasa is one of the 30 major projects which is being constructed on the Narmada basin has the largest storage capacity in the whole country.
Hindus believe that Narmada River originated from the body of Lord Shiva, that’s why it is given equal respect like Ganga River. Narmada River is one of the main rivers of the peninsular India after Tapti and Mahi River. Narmada valley is also famous for Maheshwari saris which are handwoven and are comfortable in warm as well cold weather. Teak and India’s best hardwood forests are found in Narmada River basin forests.