10 Lines on Sutlej River

We know that Punjab is the state which is known as land of five rivers and Sutlej is one of the five rivers which flow through Punjab. It is also a trans-boundary river which flows through China, India and Pakistan. Sutlej River is also described in the epic Mahabharata where it is named as Satadree which means red river.

Sutlej River rises from the Himalayas and in the areas of Himachal Pradesh for 470 km and flows to the west of Indian Punjab.

On the reverse side of the Punjab state of India, a small portion of Panchkula district in Haryana is also a part of Sutlej river basin area.

Sutlej is also a tributary of the River Indus which is one of the oldest rivers flowing through India, China and Pakistan.

Ten Lines on Sutlej River in English

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10 Lines on Sutlej River – Set 1

1) Sutlej or Satluj River is one of the tributaries of Indus River.

2) Sutlej River is the longest of the five rivers which flows in the Punjab region.

3) The total length of Sutlej River is 1500 km covering China, India and Pakistan.

4) Sutlej is the trans-boundary river which flows into India as well as Pakistan.

5) The source of Sutlej River is located at the west of the Lake Rakshastal in Tibet.

6) Sutlej River flows generally to west and passes through the Himalayas and enters Punjab.

7) The route through which Sutlej River flows in India are Himachal Pradesh and Punjab.

8) Sutlej River flows from “Langqen Zangbo” to “Shipki La” Pass and enters in India.

9) It moves slightly to south-west to meet Beas River in Firozpur district of Punjab.

10) Continuing the flow, the river enters Pakistan at about 15 km east of Kasur district.


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10 Lines on Sutlej River – Set 2

1) Sutlej River is the longest among the five rivers which flows from the region of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh and goes to Pakistan.

2) The other names by which Sutlej River is known as are “Shatdrum” or “Satadree” in Sanskrit and “Shatarudra” as called by the Gorkhalis.

3) Sutlej River is located in the north of the “Vindhya” range, south of the “Hindukush” mountain range and east of central “Suleiman” range in Pakistan.

4) Sutlej River is also known as Red river and it is the easternmost and largest tributary of the Indus River which it joins from the left side.

5) The upper course of Sutlej River flows through a broad valley which separates the great Himalayas from mount Kailash and Ladakh range.

6) After the upper course, the current of Sutlej becomes strong and flows in a narrow zone and divides the great Himalayas and its southern part.

7) After entering Rupar district, Sutlej flows into the plain of Punjab where rivers Beas and Chenab flows from the right side.

8) The river basin area of Sutlej River is extended to the states of Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan and Haryana.

9) There are many hydroelectric projects installed on Sutlej, be it 1000 MW of Bhakra Dam, 1000 MW of Karcham Wangtoo Dam or 1530 MW of Nathpa Jhakhri Dam.

10) Sutlej River is one of the three rivers out of six which is allocated to India under the “Indus Water Treaty” between India and Pakistan.

There are many irrigation canals constructed on Sutlej River, they are on Dipalpur, Pakpattan, Panjnad, Sirhind and Bikaner canals. At the time of floods these canals carry 100 to 300 cubic metre of water per second. The region of south and east of Sutlej River is dry. The major cities on the banks of Sutlej River are Nangal and Phillaur in India and Bahawalpur in Pakistan. The important tributaries of Sutlej River are Spiti, Bapsa, Soan and Nogli Khad rivers.