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Gaangi River

Gaangi is actually situated in the easterly region of Uttar Pradesh.The source of the river is believed as a location nearby Jaunpur and has worked its direction towards the southeast direction.The river works its path through the land of clays of Jaunpur and Azamgarh.Jaunpur is positioned at the north westerly part of Varnasi partition of Uttar Pradesh.The broadening of the region takes place from 24.24 degrees N to 26.12 degrees N latitude and from 82.7 degrees east and 83.5 degrees east longitude.Usually the normal elevation of Jaunpur varies from 261 feet to 290 feet above ocean level. 4038 sq. km is the geological range of Jaunpur.

When discussing about the geology of Jaunpur, it mainly takes into account plans with shallow streams and valleys. The major streams that move through this area are the Sai and Gaangi stream. Sandey, clayey, and loamy soils are usually found in these arenas. 4 degrees to 44 degrees is the temperature range that lies inside this expanse.987mm is the normal annual rainfall recorded in Jaunpur. Azamgarh also holds level plains and no hills. Ghaghara River and Gaangi waterway are the two streams which courses through this waterway and slopes towards the south east direction. Amazingly, this locale also has few high lying areas which are beneficial for a diversity of characteristics.Minor rivers like Tons river are also an added benefit to the country. Azamgarh also owns few rivers and lakes in its area which is good.


The river forms its boundary in the region of Ghazipur and Karanda and holds hands with the Ganges in Manipur. The river covers up a vast area and the people of Madhya Pradesh give it more importance.


The Gaangi is one important sacred river for the Hindus, which predicts goddess Ganga. It holds a number of tributaries which is hashed out in detail at a lower place.


The Sot river is a tributary of Gaangi and flow nearby Budaun city.


The Pahuj is a tributary of Gaangi River which flows through ancient city of Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh. Pushpavati is another name mentioned in the religious text. The river also courses through Unnao Balaji which is 20km from Jhansi. It is also noted as a feeder of the Sindh River, which navigates and joins up the Yamuna River in Etawah.The construction of Pahuj dam in Jhansi had assisted in raising the water strata in the dam and is also seen equally a major picnic spot.


The Bhainsai tributary is another famed tributary next to the Gaangi River. The river starts from the Muhammadabad Gohna Mau and navigates into Zahoorabad and lands into the Tamsa River nearby Bahadurganj, Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh. Villages nearby are benefitted for their agricultural purposes by this river.


Magai is another famed tributary next to Gaangai, and is a small river of Eastern Uttar Pradesh. The river gets its way through Ghazipur district in the northern Shadiabad and joins hands with Tons in Ghazipur. Many villages like Madhuban and Malikapur are benefitted by this river. 

Religious Significance

Hindus respect Gaangi River and worship as goddess. They likewise trust that when a holy dip is taken individuals are washed away of all sins and blessed. The village people and people from nearby towns believe and worship Gaangi River.

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