Consider the following rivers:
Which of the above flows/flow through Arunachal Pradesh?
[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2014 Prelims]
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3
- Barak River:
- The Barak River, also known as the Barak, is a river that flows through the states of Manipur, Nagaland, Mizoram, and Assam in India. It originates in the Manipur Hills in northern Manipur state and eventually empties into the Bay of Bengal.
- Lohit River:
- The Lohit River is a tributary of the Brahmaputra River in India. It originates in eastern Tibet, in the Zayal Chu range, and flows through Arunachal Pradesh.
- Subansiri River:
- The Subansiri River is a major tributary of the Brahmaputra River that flows through the Indian states of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, as well as the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. It is the largest tributary of the Brahmaputra River.
Therefore, option (b) is the correct answer.