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- The body of a trekker who fell into the Parvati River in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district was recently discovered on the river's banks.
- The Parvati River, also known as the Parbati River, flows through Himachal Pradesh's Parvati Valley.
- It is a significant tributary of the Beas River.
- It is called after the Hindu goddess Parvati, Lord Shiva's wife.
- It flows from the Man Talai Glacier, which is located beneath the Pin Parvati Pass.
- It flows for around 150 kilometers until joining the Beas River in Bhuntar, about 10 kilometers south of Kullu.
- Melting glaciers and the South West monsoons feed the river.
- Tributaries: The streams of Tos, Dibibokori, and Tichi, as well as numerous others, feed this river.
- The river is well-known for transporting silver ore in its sand.
- The river's upper reaches have beautiful first-growth woods, which are being destroyed as a result of the development of its immense hydroelectric potential.
India is endowed with a vast and intricate network of rivers, each playing a crucial role in the country's socio-economic and ecological systems. Discuss the significance of major river systems in India and their impact on agriculture, water management, and environmental sustainability.