The river which rises in the Kamarpet hill in Chhotanagpur Plateau of Bihar and called "The River of Sorrow" is Damodar. Damodar River was earlier known as the "River of Sorrows" as it used to flood many areas of Bardhaman, Hooghly,Howrah and Medinipur districts. Even now the floods sometimes affect the lower Damodar Valley, but the havoc it wreaked in earlier years is now a matter of history.
Which of the following is a trans-Himalayan river?
Sutlej is a trans-Himalayan river. The Trans-Himalayan Rivers originate beyond the Great Himalayas. These are the Indus, the Sutlej and the Brahmaputra rivers. Himalayan rivers are those which originate in theHimalayas and flow through the Northern Plains, e.g., the Ganga, the Yamuna and their tributaries.
The main river flowing in the state of Jammu and Kashmir is Jhelum. The Jhelum River is the only major Himalayan river which flows through the Kashmir valley. The Indus, Tawi, Ravi and Chenab are the other major rivers flowing through the state.