Ravi River is one of the five rivers which flow through Punjab from which Punjab got its name. It is a transboundary river that originates in Himachal Pradesh in India and flows through Punjab and then enters into Pakistan where it meets River Chenab before flowing into the Arabian Sea. The famous city of Pathankot in India and Lahore in Pakistan is situated on the river banks of Ravi River on the western and eastern side.
The water of Ravi River is very much important for irrigation purposes for both India and Pakistan as well as it also supports the vegetation on its bank. Several irrigation and hydroelectric projects are also running on the Ravi River which fulfills the demands of agriculture and electricity in the area.
Ten Lines on Ravi River in English
10 Lines on Ravi River – Set 1
1) Ravi River is one of the five tributaries of Indus River which signifies the name of Punjab.
2) It is a trans-boundary river that flows through India as well as in Pakistan.
3) Ravi River flows in the side of north-western India and north-eastern part of Pakistan.
4) The total length of Ravi is 720 km and before falling in Arabian Sea it joins River Chenab.
5) Ravi River originates in the Himalayas in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh.
6) It makes a gorge in Dhola Dhar range and enters in Punjab near Madhopur.
7) Finally, the river flows into some distance of Indo-Pak border and enters in Pakistan.
8) Ravi River is also called as “River of Lahore” as Lahore is located near its eastern bank.
9) On the western bank of Ravi River, the famous town of Shahdara near Lahore is located.
10) The water of the river is used for irrigating the large agricultural fields of India and Pakistan.
10 Lines on Ravi River – Set 2
1) Ravi River is an important river of the Indus water system.
2) It traces its course through India and Pakistan.
3) This river is the smallest of all five rivers that flow in Punjab.
4) The river flows through Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, and Jammu &Kashmir in India.
5) The originating place of the Ravi River is Bara Banagal in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh.
6) Ravi River is 725 km in length.
7) The area of the drainage basin of the Ravi River is 14442 square km.
8) Budhil and Nai are the two tributaries of the river Ravi.
9) Ravi River gets its most of its water from the melting of snow and rains.
10) Madhopur Headworks in 1902 was the first project to be built on the river Ravi. 11) Ravi River finally merges into the Indus River and ends in the Arabian Sea.
10 Lines on Ravi River – Set 3
1) Ravi River is an important river of Himachal Pradesh.
2) It is a perennial river that emerges in central India.
3) Iravati was the name given to the Ravi River during the Vedic age.
4) The ancient Greeks named the Ravi River Hydraotes.
5) According to the Indus Water treaty, the water of the Ravi River is allocated to India.
6) Ranjit Sagar Dam is a major multi-project built along the Ravi river water.
7) Tourism is enhanced by the beautiful places built on the river.
8) The river water is harnessed for irrigation purposes and electricity production.
9) The water of the Ravi River is becoming worse day by day due to pollution. 10) It had resulted due to industrial waste discharge from India and Pakistan.
10 Lines on Ravi River – Set 4
1) Ravi River originates in Himachal Pradesh in India and flows through Punjab and finally meets river Chenab in Pakistan before falling into Arabian sea.
2) The river was also known as “Parushani” or “Iravati” during Vedic times and “Hydraotes” to the ancient Greeks.
3) The total length of Ravi River is approximately 720 km covering a total area of 14442 square km in India with finally getting assimilated in Indus River in Pakistan.
4) Ravi River rises from Bara Bhangal, district Kangra in Himachal Pradesh and flows to the north-western direction and is a perennial river.
5) After this, it flows through south-west near Dalhousie in Himachal Pradesh and through Dhauladhar range and enters Madhopur and Pathankot in Punjab.
6) After flowing through Punjab it enters Lahore, Pakistan which is situated on the eastern riverbank of Lahore and from where it is assimilated in River Chenab.
7) The water of Ravi is shared by India and Pakistan under the aegis of ‘Indus Water Treaty’, signed on 19th September 1960 between the two countries.
8) Ravi River has the four important tributaries flowing between India and Pakistan viz, Bhadal River, Siul River, Baira River and Tant Gari River.
9) Madhopur Headworks was built in 1902 as a major irrigation project in Punjab, for diverting water for irrigation purpose.
10) Baira Suil Hydroelectric Project, Chamera-I and II and Ranjit Sagar Project are built on Ravi River.
Ravi River is very much important not only for irrigation and agricultural purposes but also for electricity purposes. Madhopur Headworks was established for solving the irrigation purpose of Punjab while Baira Siul, Chamera 1 and 2 including Ranjit Sagar hydroelectric projects were established for providing electricity in Punjab as well as in Himachal Pradesh. Ravi River is also known as the lifeline of Lahore, a major city in Pakistan and provides irrigational facilities.