UPSC History The vedic period - Early vedic period, Later vedic period and sangam period Question Bank Vedic Period/Mahajanapadas/Nandas etc

  • question_answer The Vedic river Vitasta has been identified with:

    A)  Ravi                            

    B)  Jhelum

    C)         Chenab           

    D)  Beas               

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    The river Jhelum is called Vitasta in the Rigveda. The Vitasta is mentioned as one of the major rivers by the holy scriptures of the Indo-Aryans - the Rigveda. It has been speculated that the Vitasta must have been one of the seven rivers (Sapta Sindhu) mentioned so many times in the Rigveda.

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