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Rivers of Rajasthan–1
राजस्थान की नदियाँ--

Chambal Basin’s Rivers of Rajasthan-  राजस्थान में चम्बल बेसिन की नदियाँ-   1. Chambal River - The ancient name of this river is ‘Charmawati’. This is also called ‘Kamdhenu’ at some places. River Chambal is a principal tributary of river Yamuna. It originates in the Vindhyan ranges near Mhow in Indore District of Madhya Pradesh. The river flows for some 320 km in a generally northerly direction before entering a deep gorge in Rajasthan at Chourasigarh, about 96 km upstream of Kota. The deep gorge extends up to Kota and the river then flows for about 226 km in Rajasthan in a north-easterly direction, and then forms the boundary between MP and Rajasthan for about 252 km. Thereafter, the river forms the boundary between MP and UP for about 117 km, enters UP near Charak Nagar village and flows for about 40 km before joining river Yamuna. This river forms a famous waterfall ‘Chuliya-Waterfall’ near Bhensrodgadh (Chittorgarh). This is Raj