Guj: સાબરમતી sābaramatī
‘Ravine River’ -River, Gujarat Rajasthan
From Skt: śvabhra, ‘ravine’, ‘chasm’; and Skt: mati, ‘carrying’, ‘bearing’.
The Sabarmati has a rich and fertile east bank but a barren west bank pitted with deep ravines.
This 371km river originates in the Aravalli Range of Rajasthan and flows into the Arabian Sea via the Gulf of Khambat.