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Q.

Hirakud dam is constructed across which of the following river?

 A.

Brahmaputra

 B.

Mahanadi

 C.

Baitarani

 D.

Subernarekha

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Solution:
Option(B) is correct

Hirakud dam is built across the Mahanadi River, about 15 km from Sambalpur in the state of Odisha in India.

Behind the dam extends a lake, Hirakud Reservoir, 55 km long.

It is one of the first major multipurpose river valley projects started after India's independence.


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