Q. Consider the following statements with reference to ‘Rushikulya River’:
1.Rushikulya River originates from Kodachadri Hills in the Western Ghats.
2.The river meets the Bay of Bengal at Puruna Bandha in Ganjam.
3.It has no delta at its mouth..
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 3 only

Answer: C
Notes:

Explanation –

Statement 1 is incorrect. Rushikulya River originates from Daringbadi hills of the Eastern Ghats range. It is one of the major rivers in the state of Odisha.

Statement 2 and 3 are correct. The river meets the Bay of Bengal at Puruna Bandha in Ganjam. It has no delta at its mouth.

Source: ForumIAS

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