A tributary or affluent is a stream or river that flows into a main stem river or a lake. A tributary does not flow directly into a sea or ocean...
of the Yamuna River in central India
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, and forms part of the greater Gangetic drainage system. The river flows north-northeast through Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh , often called the Heart of India, is a state in central India. Its capital is Bhopal and Indore is the largest city....
, running for a time through Rajasthan
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, then forming the boundary between Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh before turning southeast to join the Yamuna in Uttar Pradesh
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It is a legendary river and finds mention in ancient scriptures.