National highways in india
The Indian road network is growing very fast and it is one of the complex road system in the world . Its also ranked second largest in the world .Now, since keeping track of them become a task ,they are numbered for easy reference (NH).Most of the highway network is maintained by national Highway Authority of India (NHAI).
Top national highways in india
5 NH 8
Distance 2805km connects two major cities, the capital city Delhi and Mumbai. It also connects Gurugram, Ajmer, Udaipur, Ahmedabad, Surat, Jaipur and Vadodara. This highway is also part of the Golden Quadrilateral Project.
4 NH 2
NH 2 or Delhi-Kolkata Road is one of the busiest roads in India. Spanning 1,465 km, it passes through Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal. This road is also part of the Asian Road Network, AH 1. There are 34 cities on and off this highway.
3 NH 15
The NH 15 connects Samakhiali in Gujarat with Pathankot in Punjab. It travels a length of 1,526 km. This highway travels through Punjab, Gujarat and Rajasthan.
3 NH 5
The NH 5 is a major highway on the east coast of India. Spanning 1,533 km, it runs across Orissa, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. It originates in Jharpokharia in Odisha and ends in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The NH 5 is part of the Golden Quadrilateral project.
2 NH 6
NH 6 Spanning a distance of 1,949 km, NH 6 is the second longest highway in India. This very busy road, runs west to east, starting from Hajira in Gujarat to Kolkata in West Bengal. The NH 6 runs through Gujarat, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Orissa, Jharkhand and West Bengal.
1 NH 7
NH 7 Running 2,369 km and connecting 21 important cities, NH 7 is the longest National Highway in India. This Highway is laid and maintained by the Central Public Works Department. It starts from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh and ends almost in the southern-most tip of India- Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu. The longest highway in India runs through Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.