National Highway 7 (India)

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]

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National Highway 7
Map of National Highway 7 in red
New NH7 Signboard in Punjab
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, Rajpura, Banur, Zirakpur, Panchkula, Paonta Sahib, Herbertpur, Dehradun, Rishikesh, Devaprayag, Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag, Chamoli, Badrinath, Mana
Highway system
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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 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.[citation needed] This road goes to Mana Pass near the India-Tibetan border.[citation needed]

RouteEdit

The route of national highway 7 transits through the states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand in India.[2] This national highway is about 845 km (525 mi) long.[3]

PunjabEdit

NH7 starts from India-Pakistan Border, connecting Fazilka, Abohar, Malout, Bathinda, Rampura Phul, Barnala, Sangrur, Patiala, Rajpura, Banur , Zirakpur, and up to Haryana border in the state of Punjab.[4]

HaryanaEdit

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

Himachal PradeshEdit

NH7 links Kala Amb with Paonta Sahib in the state of Himachal Pradesh.[5]

UttarakhandEdit

NH 7 connects Dehradun, Rishikesh, Devaprayag, Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag, Chamoli, Badrinath, Mana at Indo/Tibet border in the state of Uttarakhand.[6]

JunctionsEdit

Punjab
  NH 62 near Abohar.[3]
  NH 9 near Malout
  NH 354 near Malout
  NH 754 near Bathinda
  NH 54 near Bathinda
  NH 254 near Rampura Phul
  NH 703 near Barnala
  NH 52 near Sangrur
  NH 44 near Rajpura
  NH 205A near Banur
  NH 152 near Zirakpur
Haryana
  NH 5 near Panchkula
  NH 344 near Shahzadpur
Himachal Pradesh
  NH 907A near Nahan
  NH 907 near Paonta Sahib
  NH 707 near Paonta Sahib
Uttarakhand
  NH 507 near Herbertpur
  NH 307 near Dehradun
  NH 34 near Rishikesh
  NH 707A near Maletha
  NH 309 near Srinagar
  NH 107 near Rudraprayag
  NH 109 near Karnaprayag
  NH 107A near Chamoli.[3]

Termination point is near Mana village at an elevation of about 3200 m.

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ a b c "The List of National Highways in India" (PDF). Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
  4. ^ "National Highways in Punjab, India". Public Works Department, Punjab. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  5. ^ "National Highways in Himachal Pradesh" (PDF). Public Works Department, Himachal Pradesh. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  6. ^ "National Highways in Uttarakhand" (PDF). Public Works Department, Uttarakhand. Retrieved 23 June 2019.

External linksEdit

Route map