Which Indian state has the largest area irrigated by tube wells?

(A) Madhya Pradesh
(B) Bihar
(C) Uttar Pradesh
(D) Rajasthan

Correct Answer : Uttar Pradesh
Question Asked : Bihar Police Sub Inspector Prelims Exam 2018
Explanation : Uttar Pradesh has the largest area of 93-84 lakh hectares under well (included tubewells) irrigation which accounts for about 28-19% of the well irrigated area of India. This is followed by Rajasthan (10-44%), Punjab (8-65%), Madhya Pradesh (7-97%). Gujarat (7-34%) Bihar (6-29%). Andhra Pradesh (5-87%), Maharashtra (5-75%), Haryana (4-41%). Tamil Nadu (4-35%), West Bengal (4-19%) and Karnataka (3.06%).
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