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Bangalore city is located on the river bank of _________.
A) Mahanadi
B) Vrishabhavathi
C) Krishna
D) Bhadra

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The capital of the Indian state of Karnataka is Bangalore, officially known as Bengaluru (about this sound list). It has over 8 million residents and the river on the bank of which it is located is minor and flows through the south.

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Situated in Southern India on the Deccan Plateau, Bangalore is famous for its nice climate throughout the year, at an altitude of over 900 m (3,000 ft) above sea level. The town's history dates back to around AD 890, in stone inscriptions found on the Nageswara Temple in Begur, Bangalore. It has been the highest in the largest cities in India. The Inscription Begur is engraved in the words 'Bengaluru Kalaga' in Halegannada (former Kannada) (battle of Bengaluru).
The Vrishabhavathi river was made by the domestic water sources of the river Vrishabhavathi (drinking water, swimming, etc the agricultural needs in the city before the industrial developments. The river Vrishabhavathi has changed its colour to that of turquoise.
The river Vrishabhavathi is a small river flowing south of Bangalore, India. The river was once so uncontaminated, that the water was drunk by the Gali Anjaneya temple and used to drink it.

Hence, the correct option is B- Vrishabhavathi.

The first mention of the name 'Bengaluru' was a major turning point in the history of Bangalore. Kempé Gowdā – a feudal ruler of the Empire of Vijayanagara – set up, as it is nowadays the base, in 1537 CE, of modern Bengaluru with its ancient regions or petes. The Mughals sold Bangalore to Chikkadevarai Wodeyar (1673–1704), then ruler of the Mysore Kingdom in three lakh rupees, following the collapse of the Vijayanagars empire of the 16th century.