Rivers of India
Son River of central India is the largest of the Ganges southern tributaries.The Son originates near Amarkantak in Madhya Pradesh, just east of the headwater of the Narmada River, and flows northnorthwest through Madhya Pradesh state before turning sharply eastward where it encounters the southwestnortheastrunning Kaimur Range. The Son parallels the Kaimur hills, flowing eastnortheast through Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and Bihar states to join the Ganges just above Patna. Geologically, the lower valley of the Son is an extension of the Narmada Valley, and the Kaimur Range an extension of the Vindhya Range. Dehri on sone is the major town situated on Son River.