Pranhita: Combined flow of rivers Wardha and Wainganga - Indian and World Geography

Q.  Which of the following statements are true?

1. Pranhita is the name given to the combined flow of the rivers Wardha and Wainganga.
2. It forms border between Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh.
3. It empties into the Godavari and provides almost 40% of Godavari's total flow.

- Published on 07 Jul 15

a. 1,2
b. 2,3
c. 1,3
d. All

Pranhita orms border between Maharashtra and Telangana.The Maharashtra government has agreed to lifting of water from the Pranahita but objected only to submergence in its area. Ranahita-Chevella project.It is a lift irrigation scheme to harness the water of Pranhita tributary of Godavari river for use in the Telangana state of India. Under Godavari Water Disputes Tribunal award agreements, Maharashtra state earlier agreed for construction of barrages by the undivided Andhra Pradesh state across the Pranhita river which is forming common boundary between the two states before bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.

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