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With reference to river Teesta, consider the following statements:

1. The source of river Teesta is the same as that of Brahmaputra but it flows through the Sikkim
2. River Rangeet originates in Sikkim and it is a tributary of river Teesta
3. River Teesta flows into Bay of Bengal on the border of India and Bangladesh

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 and 3 only
(b) 2 only
(c) 2 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3



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Statement 1 is incorrect. The source of the Teesta River is not the same as that of the Brahmaputra River. The Teesta River has its own separate source in the Himalayas.

Statement 2 is correct. The River Rangeet does originate in Sikkim, and it is a tributary of the Teesta River.

Statement 3 is also correct. The Teesta River flows into the Bay of Bengal, forming the border between India and Bangladesh.

Therefore, the correct answer is (c) 2 and 3 only


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