The largest river of Peninsular India is Godavari and thus the name is given as Vridh Ganga.
Godavari river system
- It is India’s second-longest course of brownish water.
- It is a seasonal river that normally dries and widens during the monsoons during the summers.
- The river originates from Trimbakeshwar, in Maharashtra, near Nasik.
- Through the states of Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Orissa, the flow of the river is in the southeast direction through south-central India and drains into the Bay of Bengal.
- A fertile delta is developed at Rajahmundry by the river.
- There are numerous pilgrimage locations on the banks of this river, including Nasik, Bhadrachalam, and Trimbak.
- The largest rail-cum-road bridge in Asia connecting Kovvur and Rajahmundry is located on the Godavari river.