Tapti River is located in the Central Deccan Plateau and it is a multi-state flowing river that flows through Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat. It is the only river after Narmada which flows from east to westwards and falls into Gulf of Khambhat. The soil of Tapti River basin is very fertile and helpful in agriculture. It also provides transportation for the people and farmers who are living on the banks of it.
Tapti River is also called the lifeline of Madhya Pradesh due to its importance for the people of the state. It flows from Satpura range which is a favorable habitat for wild animals. The river got its name from the Goddess Tapti, the daughter of Surya and Chhaya.
Ten Lines on Tapti River in English
10 Lines on Tapti River – Set 1
1) Tapti River is a multi-state river that flows in central as well as in western India.
2) It flows through the states of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat.
3) Tapti is the only river other than Narmada which flows in the westward direction.
4) It originates from Betul district of Madhya Pradesh in the Satpura range.
5) Tapti River travels to Gujarat through the plains of Surat to drain into Gulf of Khambhat.
6) The length of Tapti River is 724 km and the coverage area of the river is 65145 sq. km.
7) For last 51 km, Tapti River becomes tidal but it is still navigable by small vessels.
8) The main tributaries of Tapti are Purna, Girna, Panjhra, Vaghur, Bori and Aner.
9) Tapti River near Surat was once used as a place of halt for the people going to the Mecca.
10) The river was also used as a port for the purpose of international trade.
10 Lines on Tapti River – Set 2
1) Tapti River is a westward flowing river in India.
2) This river emerges from central India.
3) It traces its course through Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Gujarat states of India.
4) Tapti River is approximately 724 km in length.
5) The area of the drainage basin of the Tapti River is 62,225 square km.
6) Tapti River flows in parallel to the Narmada River and is separated by the Satpura range.
7) Multai in Madhya Pradesh is the originating point of the river Tapti.
8) Purna, Girna, and Panjhra are the chief tributaries of the river Tapti.
9) Tapti River also facilitates international trade in India.
10) It finally empties into the Gulf of Khambhat of the Arabian Sea.
10 Lines on Tapti River – Set 3
1) Tapti is an important river of Madhya Pradesh.
2) Tapi and Suryaputri are the other names of the river Tapti.
3) The river is named on the name of Goddess Tapti.
4) It flows between two westward flowing rivers namely Narmada and Godavari.
5) The river serves the needs of people living near its bank.
6) The fertile soil facilitates them to grow different types of crops.
7) Tapti River is home to a variety of flora and fauna.
8) The water of the Tapti River is becoming polluted day by day.
9) It is because of industrial and urban waste that is dumped in the river.
10) Tapti River had been the reason for devastating floods in Gujarat before the construction of Ukai Dam.
10 Lines on Tapti River – Set 4
1) Tapti River is a perennial river that flows in central and western India between Godavari and Narmada Rivers through Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra.
2) In Hindu mythology, the Tapti or Tapi River has got its name after the Goddess Tapati, the daughter of Surya and Chhaya.
3) Tapti River originates in Betul district of Madhya Pradesh and flows in the region of Satpura hills at an estimated height of 752 meter above sea level.
4) Tapti River travels to Maharashtra from Madhya Pradesh through Jalgaon plateau and through the plains of Surat in Gujarat before draining in the Gulf of Khambhat.
5) It flows parallel with Narmada to the north after which it is separated by the main part of the Satpura range in Madhya Pradesh.
6) Tapti River supports a large number of populations mainly the tribal people such as Dhodia and Bhils who are mainly dependent on this river basin.
7) The soil around the Tapti River basin is considered best for agriculture and major crops which are grown in the basin are cotton, sugarcane, banana, soya bean etc.
8) On the banks of Tapti River, several famous cities like Jalgaon, Dhule, Nashik Burhanpur, Betul and Surat are located.
9) Tapti River is home and a natural habitat for many wild animals of the forests located on Tapti River basin like tigers, lions, snakes, sloth bears and many more.
10) ‘Ukai Dam’ also called as ‘Vallabh Sagar’ constructed on the Tapti River is the second-largest reservoir of Gujarat.
Tapti River has some historical importance too as it was well known as the ‘Gateway of International Trade’ where businessmen and merchants used to export and import goods and commodities. It was also used as a resting destination for the Muslim people who used to go to Mecca for Hajj. The river has also faced floods many times. In 1968, before the construction of Ukai Dam in Surat, heavy flood occurred in the Tapti River which claimed many valuable lives of the people.