Large Trunk Road
The Large Trunk Road or G.T. Rd is the English name of the transcontinental main road which crosses the north of the India of is in west, connecting Amritsar to the Penjab with Sonargaon in the Western Bengal.
The original layout, conceived by Sher Shâh Sûrî towards 1545, passes by Vârânasî, Allâhâbâd, Âgrâ, Mathurâ and Delhi. The road continues with the Pakistan by connecting Lahore and Peshawar, then makes it possible to reach Kabul in Afghanistan by the Passe of Khyber. She was known by Europeans at the 17th century under the name of the Grande Walk ( The Long Walk ). Its overall length is of 2.600 km.
Most of the novel Kim of Rudyard Kipling has as a decoration the G.T. Rd.
The state of the road is very variable, in particular according to the crossed federate State, and is particularly deplorable in the Bihar.
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