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Write the names of the rivers of the Brahmaputra river system.
Brahmaputra is the longest river of India. It rises in Tibet east of Mansarovar Lake. It is very close to the source of the Indus and Sutlej.
The names of the rivers of the Brahmaputra river system are:
*Dibang: This is a tributary river of the Brahmaputra that originated and flows through the Mishmi Hills and northeast India from the state of Arunachal Pradesh. This river is also known as Sikang in Adi and Talon in Idu.
*Lohit: It is a tributary to the Brahmaputra River. This river is also known as Zayu River. The river rises in Tibet Autonomous Region. This river comes into India from China and flows near India’s eastern most inhabited tip, at a place called Kibithu.
*Manas: This is a transboundary river in the Himalayan foothills between southern Bhutan and India. It is the largest river system of Bhutan.
*Kapila: This River is also called Kapila. It is one of the tributaries of the river Cauvery in southern India. It originates in the Wayanad district of Kerala state.
*Dhansiri: It is the main river of Golaghat district of Assam and the Dimapur district of Nagaland.
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