Gangetic


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Gangetic

(ɡænˈdʒɛtɪk)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to the river Ganges
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When people from Gangetic plains accuse Punjab of not resisting the invaders, they conveniently forget history and their treacherous role in the occupation of it during the mid-19th century.
First, the Madhesis (who live in the Terai abutting the Indian Gangetic Plain all along the southern border of Nepal) did not need Modi to take up cudgels on their behalf, for the Plainspeople were represented in the Nepal Constituent Assembly by nearly 130 elected MPs of whom all but about a dozen had solidly voted for the constitution, as adopted.
The study site in Nepal is representative of much of the Gangetic region of South Asia.
Their Brahmins considered the lands beyond the upper Gangetic plains impure (Thapar 138).
Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Shri Raj Kumar Singh, in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today, informed that as per a study conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, in association with CRISIL (Credit Rating Information Services of India Limited) Risk and Infrastructure Solutions Limited, there is an estimated potential of about 8000 MW of tidal energy, with 7000 MW in the Gulf of Kambhat, 1200 MW in the Gulf of Kutch in Gujarat, and about 100 MW in the Gangetic delta in Sunderbans in West Bengal.
A deep depression has formed over Gangetic West Bengal and adjoining North Bay of Bengal," an official of the Regional Meteorological Centre here said.
However, the northwest India, which cover the Gangetic belt and includes states like Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, have been receiving surplus rainfall at nearly 29 per cent more than its normal limit.
Nepal is a landlocked Himalayan country sandwiched between two Asian giants - China and India - and is in the constant backdrop of Himalayas with a vast and humid Gangetic plain on the south.
The soil of the experimental field was Gangetic alluvial having sandy clay loam in texture with pH 7.
The soil at the experimental site had a loam texture, was of Gangetic alluvial origin, very deep (>2 m), flat (-1% slope) and well drained.
The Southwest monsoon has furthered into the remaining parts of coastal Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal, more parts of north interior Karnataka, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Jharkhand and Bihar, the India Meteorological Department said.
In India, this fish species is quite common in the Gangetic belt of northern region of the country and also in the river Cauvery at the south (Figure 2).