The Brahmaputra is in the north eastern part of India which is known to be the biggest river of the country. It enters India from the far eastern state of the Arunachal Pradesh after traveling hundreds of miles across the Tibet as the Tsangpo from its birthplace near the holy lake of Mansarovar. Brahmaputra is the world’s largest river on the extent of Indus, Mississippi and the Nile. It flows by the Tibet where it is known as Dihang. The basin covers the part of Tibet, China, India, and Bangladesh. The long course of the Brahmaputra are by the dry and the flat vicinity of the Southern Tibet before it starts to break in the Himalayas.
History of the Brahmaputra
The Brahmaputra has its own history to flow by the thick forest and the tribal settlements of the people. The river gives the picturesque view, excellent white water and the vibrant wildlife which is less visited corner of the Indian subcontinent. The Brahmaputra is the only source of the Mount Kailash and it transverses the complete Tibetan plateau and it makes the bend to the Indianand it cuts to the thorough canyon to the world.
The major tributaries are the Amochu, Raidak, Mans, Sankosh, Dibang and Luhit. Till the mouth of the Bay of Bengal the length is the 2850 kilometers. Within the borders of the Bangladesh the length of the Brahmaputra- Jamuna is 276 kilometers long of the river is only 69 km. The course in Tibet is known as Tsang-po. Here the river flows by the plains which is known as the Lhasa.
The Geography of the Brahmaputra
The Geography of the river indicates the flood plains and the fresh alluvium deposits. The river is one of the meaningful rivers of the eastern part of the India. During the monsoon season thats in the month from the June to October, flood seems to be occurred every year in the areas thats near the river.
Religious Importance of the Brahmaputra
As the river starts from the origin in the Mount Kailash, till the lower flows. Brahmaputra is counted in the major rivers in the whole continent with having the religious importance. The information method the “Son of Brahma” in the Sanskrit language. It originates from the Mount Kailash in the Himalayan Mountain in the western Tibet which passes by China and then it flows to the sea in the Bay of Bengal and it flows for 2900 kilometers. There are different types of name of the river in the different country like its is called as the Tsangpo in Tibet, Luit or Brahmaputra in Assam, Siang or Dihang in Arunachal Pradesh and the main branches is called is called as the Jamuna in Bangladesh. Three countries of the world is covered by the time of the Brahmaputra river that is India, Tibet and Bangladesh.
The transportation and navigation by the Brahmaputra river has been improved during the Indian Independence. During the independence in 1947 it was used as the chief water transport system. In the year 1990s the river was stated as the National Waterway number 2 as it offers the best water transport. The river basin includes the rivers like Lohit river, Manas River, Rangeet River, Lachen River, Lachung River, Darla River, Teesta River and Jaldhaka River.