ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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EASTERN UTTAR PRADESH-Inundation and Backwardness

EASTERN UTTAR PRADESH Inundation and Backwardness Alok Sheel IT is common knowledge that the eastern Gangetic plain is excessively flood-prone. Floods are caused both by discharge from rivers, as well as by waterlogging following incessant rain. As we move eastwards along the Gangetie plain, the land gets flatter and the average precipitation increases. Rivers are consequently sluggish, change their courses frequently

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