National Highway 28

National Highway 28 links the industrial town of Barauni in Bihar with the capital city of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, via Gorakhpur. It spans across the districts of Begusarai, Samastipur, Muzaffarpur, East Champaran and Gopalganj in Bihar and Kushinagar, Deoria, Gorakhpur, Sant Kabir Nagar, Basti, Faizabad, Bara-Banki and Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh and touches some major cities and towns on the way.

National Highway 28 starts at the junction with National Highway 31 near Barauni and passes north-west through Samastipur, Muzaffarpur and Chakia, turns westwards about 10 km before Motihari, again becomes north-west bound near Gopalganj and leaves the state past Kuchai Kot to enter Uttar Pradesh. National Highway 28 is 259 km-long in Bihar.

In Uttar Pradesh, Kasia is the first major settlement that lies along the National Highway 28. Kasia is 58 km north-west of Gopalganj. The highway then touches Gorakhpur, Basti, Khalilabad, Faizabad and Barabanki, before terminating at Lucknow. National Highway 28 is 331 km-long in Uttar Pradesh.

Lauria Areraj, the historic town of Ayodhya and Tanda - renowned for its handloomed cotton cloth industry - are some tourist places situated near the National Highway 28, at various points on the way.

Updated on 5th December, 2005

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