National Highway 7 (India)

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National Highway 7
Map of National Highway 7 in red
Route information
Length845 km (525 mi)
Major junctions
West endFazilka, Punjab
East endMana Pass, Uttarkhand
Location
StatesPunjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand
Primary
destinations
Fazilka, Abohar, Malout, Bathinda, Rampura Phul, Sangrur, Patiala, Banur, Zirakpur, Panchkula, Paonta Sahib, Herbertpur, Dehradun, Rishikesh, Devaprayag, Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag, Chamoli, Badrinath, Mana
Highway system
NH 7NH 7

National Highway 7 (NH 7) is a highway connecting Fazilka (Punjab) to Mana (Uttarakhand) in India. It passes through the Indian states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand.[1]

Schematic map of National Highways in India

The NH-7 (old NH-58) connects Hindu pilgrim centres of Rishikesh, Devprayag, Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag, Chamoli, Joshimath and Badrinath with Dehradun and Chandigarh. Pilgrims travelling to Sri Hemkunt SahibSri Hemkunt Sahib]] take a diversion from Govindghat which lies on NH-7 between Joshimath and Badrinath.

The road is generally closed during the winter months of December, January, February and March in the upper reaches of the Himalayas through which National Highway 7 passes. This road goes to Mana Pass near the India-Tibetan border.

Route[edit]

The route of national highway 7 transits through the states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand in India.[2]

Punjab[edit]

NH7 starts from India-Pakistan Border, connecting Fazilka, Abohar, Malout, Bathinda, Rampura Phul, Barnala, Sangrur, Patiala, Rajpura, Zirakpur, and upto Haryana border in the state of Punjab.[3]

Haryana[edit]

NH7 links Panchkula near Zirakpur with Shahzadpur and Naraingarh in the state of Haryana.

Himachal Pradesh[edit]

NH7 links Kala Amb with Paonta Sahib in the state of Himachal Pradesh.[4]

Uttarakhand[edit]

NH 7 connects Dehradun, Rishikesh, Devaprayag, near Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag, Chamoli, Badrinath, Mana at Indo/Tibet border in the state of Uttarakhand.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Numbering of National Highways notification - Government of India" (PDF). The Gazette of India. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  2. ^ "State-wise length of National Highways (NH) in India". Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  3. ^ "National Highways in Punjab, India". Public Works Department, Punjab. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  4. ^ "National Highways in Himachal Pradesh" (PDF). Public Works Department, Himachal Pradesh. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  5. ^ "National Highways in Uttarakhand" (PDF). Public Works Department, Uttarakhand. Retrieved 23 June 2019.

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