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The Ganges also Ganga is a trans-boundary river of India and Bangladesh. The 2,525 km (1,569 mi) river rises in the western Himalayas in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, and flows south and east through the Gangetic Plain of North India into Bangladesh, where it empties into the Bay of Bengal. It is the third largest river in the World by discharge.

The Ganges is the most sacred river to Hindus and is also a lifeline to millions of Indians who live along its course and depend on it for their daily needs.It is worshipped as the goddess Ganga in Hinduism.

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  • Copyright: dwaipayan das (adidas5nb) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 464 W: 0 N: 899] (5241)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-12-16
  • Categories: Daily Life, Nature
  • Exposure: f/9.0, 1/800 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2013-12-23 23:34
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