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Tehri dam is built on which river?


  1. Godavari
  2. Brahmaputra
  3. Indus
  4. Bhagirathi

The correct answer is option 4

Key Points:

  • Tehri Dam is built on which Bhagirathi river Tehri Garhwal in Uttarakhand.
  • Tehri Dam is the tallest dam in India with a height of 250.5 metres (855 ft)
  • It serves multipurpose such as irrigation, water supply, and hydroelectricity generation.
  • The total capacity of Tehri Dam is 125.03 tmc ft