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(Placename) a river in N India, rising in Uttarakhand in the Himalayas and flowing south and southeast to join the Ganges just below Allahabad (a confluence held sacred by Hindus). Length: 1385 km (860 miles)
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(ˈdʒʌm nə)

a river in N India, flowing SE from the Himalayas to the Ganges at Allahabad. 860 mi. (1385 m) long.
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Passepartout started off forthwith, and found himself in the streets of Allahabad, that is, the City of God, one of the most venerated in India, being built at the junction of the two sacred rivers, Ganges and Jumna, the waters of which attract pilgrims from every part of the peninsula.
To a question about Pakistan and Pakistani people image, the delegation leader Ms Jumna said that the image of Pakistan in her mind was changed to 180 degrees as she was visiting the country for the first time.
(8.) For a description of the Jumna Mission see, Affectionately, Letters from India, 1860-1884.
"What do children as young as Jumna and Pooja know about Islam or their own religion for that matter that they'd want to convert?
Jumna's mother Soma revealed that one day her girls didn't return from their daily door-to-door selling of clay toys and after several reports in the media about them, they were found to be staying with a man named Rajab Pathan.
Indian President K.R Narayan hosted a dinner for President Musharaf and "he was the first Pakistani leader to lay a wreath at the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi along the banks of the Jumna River." ( Kux, 2007: 44).
The film's plot and characters became models for many subsequent films, including Ganga Jumna (1961) and Deewar (1975).
Jumna trees birds swim and fish fly and both dive into seas of Soma) a
Thus, the spineless lover in his earlier movies like Babul, Dagh and Devdas was vastly different from the Mughal Prince in Mughal-e-Azam and the rustic characters in Naya Daur and Ganga Jumna. What was common to all his performances was the finesse with which he approached each character.
Devdas ( 1955), Naya Daur ( 1957), Mughal- e- Azam ( 1960), Ganga Jumna ( 1961), Ram Aur Shyam ( 1967)
He wanted, he told Reid, "something beyond the field of action and behavior; the waters of the river that rises from the middle of the earth to join the Ganges and the Jumna where they join.
Seen at a distance, from across the River Jumna, the great edifice appears in darkened smudgy outline against a backdrop of smoldering sunset.