Sindhu River, also called as Indus, is the river from which the name of India is originated. It is the oldest river where the civilizations of Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro were found. Pushkar are the celebrations held at rivers for one a twelve years of period. This year in 2009, Sindhu Pushkars will be held in December. Pushkar for Sindhu will start on 19th December, 2009 and end on 31st December, 2009.
River Sindhu is the largest of the Sapta Sindhu (seven sacred rivers) mentioned in the Rig Veda. It flows through some areas in Jammu and Kashmir in India.