Bangladesh is a land of rivers.
Many rivers flowed over this country. Some of them are big and some are small. All the rivers fall into the Bay of Bengal.
The main rivers:
The principal rivers of Bangladesh are the Padma, the Megna, The jamuna, The Brahamaputra. The Dhaleswari and the Karnafuli. Besides, there are many small rivers like the Buriganga, the Sitallakya, the Gumti, the Tista, the Atrai, the Kortoa, The Mohananda, the Madhumati and many others. They have tributaries as well.
Improtance and usefulness:
The rivers are of great help to us. Our agriculture depends on the rivers. The rivers supply water and make the land fertile by depositing silt.
Thus they help to produce paddy, jute, wheat and many other crop. The rivers also help our irrigation.
Our rivers are a great source of wealth. The rivers abounded in fishes. Fish is an important food of our country. Many people earn their livelihood by catching fish in the rivers.
Our rivers are important means for transport too. Boats, launches, steamers ply through them in all seasons. They carry passengers and goods from one place to another. These rivers also help our trade and commerce.
Influence of river on the people:
The rivers have great influence on the life of people in many in many ways.
The people of Bangladesh love the rivers, and its music. The poets have composed many beautiful poems about rivers.