Bari doab originates from which river?


Bari doab originates from which river?

  1. Chenab
  2. Sutluj
  3. Ravi
  4. Indus
Answer: Ravi

What is doab?

Doab is term that used in south aisia for place between two confluent rivers. R.s mecgregor define duab ( two ( bodies) of water as mention in persion do-ab. A region that lies between and reaching to the confluenceof the two rivers espessilly  Ganges and Yamuna.

Duab is a path between Ganges and Yamuna   that start from Sivalik Hills and end in the confluence of two river at Prayagraj. Duab is also known as Ganges-Yamuna Doab or Ganga Doab. 

Ganga duab spread around 23,360 square miles. It is 500 miles in length and 60 miles in width.

Bari Duab region

Majha  is a region which is  located in the central parts of the Punjab region spread in India and Pakistan.It spread north from aalong the river Beas and reaches as far north as the river Jhelum.People of the Majha region are called “Mājhī”.people of  majhi region speak the Majhi dialect, which is the include in the standard register of the Punjabi language. Lahore is the most popular are in Pakistan side and Amritsar is the most popular area of Indian side.

 In 1947, the Majha region of Punjab  split in to India and Pakistan region. The Majha region in india covers the area Beas and Ravi rivers, also the area on the north of Sutlej, after the confluence of Beas and Sutlej river  at Harike   up to the Ravi River.Majha region have fourteen districts of the Pakistani province of Punjab, and  the cities of Lahore, Faisalabad,Sahiwal, Gujranwala, Gujrat, and Sialkot. It consist of four districts of Indian state of Punjab Amritsar, Tarn Taran, Gurdaspur, and Pathankot.

Lower bari duab canal

The lower bari doab is a second largest irrigation system in punjab Pakistan
It is serving 275000 fasteads. Lower bari doab is found in south west of lahore and spread alongside the river Ravi.

Upper bari duab canal

Madhopur Headworks is a barrage on the Ravi River in India punjab. It is found in the Pathankot district of punjab alongside the border with Jammu and Kashmir Thepo the cities like Gurdaspur, Batala and Amritsar in Punjab.

British government divided duab in to three districts 

  • Upper duab ( Meerut)
  • Middle doab (Agra)
  • Lower doab (Prayagraj)

Upper Doab(Meerut)

Upper doab is consist on the region

Uttarakhand( Dehradun and Haridwar)

Uttar Pradesh:

(Saharanpur, Shamli, Muzaffarnagar, Baghpat, Meerut, Ghaziabad, Hapur, Gautam Buddh Nagar and Bulandshahr)


Middle Doab (Agra)

Middle Doab consist of the region 

Etah, Kasganj, Aligarh, Agra, Hathras, Firozabad, Mainpuri and Mathura is in the trans-Yamuna region of Braj.

Lower Doab(Prayagraj)

Lower duab consist of the region.

Farrukhabad, Kannauj, Etawah, Auraiya, Kanpur (Urban & Rural), Fatehpur, Kaushambi and Allahabad.

Punjab Duab

The part of the doab that lying in the Punjab and India region have distinct name said  to have coined by Raja Todar Mal. Names (other than “Indus Sea”) are a combination of the first letters of the names of the rivers binding the Doab in the Persian alphabet. For example, “Jach” (Jach) = Jhelum (Jhelum, “Jhelum”) + Chenab (Chenab, “Chenab”).

Sindh Sagar Doab

The Sindh Sagar Doab is lying between the Indus and Jhelum rivers.

Jech Doabs

The Jech Doab whose small portion of the is Majha lies between the Jhelum and the Chenab rivers.

Rehna Duab

 Rechna Doab whose considerable portion is Majha lies between the Chenab and the Ravi rivers.

Bari Duab

The Bari Doab whose considerable portion  is Majha lies between the Ravi and the Beas rivers.

Bist Doab

The Bist Doab which is also called doaba lies between the Beas and the Sutlej rivers

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