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Hindon Elevated India’s Longest Elevated Road Inaugurated in Uttar Pradesh

Ghaziabad Elevated Road or the Hindo Evelated Road, the longest elevated road of India with 6 lanes was inaugurated by Utter Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

The Ghaziabad elevated road's construction began in November 2014 during Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party government.

About the Road


  • The road is about 10.30 km single pillar elevated stretch.
  • It connects city's Raj Nagar Extension to the border of Delhi at UP Gate near Vaishali. which will enable commuters to cover it in 10 minutes. 
  • The road was constructed by the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) at a cost of Rs 1241.60 crore.
  • It has been designed to enable fast traffic with an average speed of 80 km per hour, allowing direct and non-stop vehicular movement.
  • The cost of the Ghaziabad elevated road project has been estimated at Rs. 1,147 crore.
  • The project was started by the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party government, which was voted out of power in March last year.
  • It will shorten over an hour-long journey from Ghaziabad to Delhi to barely 18-20 minutes.
  • It  is built on 227 single pillars.

Expected Questions

In which of the following states was India's longest elevated road inaugurated and how many lanes does the road have?
a. Madhya Pradesh, 4
b. Uttar Pradesh, 6
c. Uttar Pradesh, 4
d. Madhya Pradesh, 6
e. Othe than the above

What is the other name of India's longest elevated road Ghaziabad Elevated Road?
a. Aditya Elevated Road
b. Yogi Elevated Road
c. Swarnim Elevated Road
d.  Hindon Elevated Road
e. Saksham Elevated Road
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