State Highway 8 (West Bengal)

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State Highway 8
Route information
Length292 km (181 mi)
Major junctions
FromSantaldih
 SH 5 at Raghunathpur
SH 9 from Bankura to Beliatore
SH 7 from Chak Purohit to Mirzapur
SH 6 from Nadanghat Morh to Hematpur Morh
NH 12 at Krishnanagar
SH 3 at Krishnanagar
ToMajhdia
Location
DistrictsPurulia, Bankura, Purba Bardhaman, Nadia
Highway system

State Highway 8 (West Bengal) is a state highway in West Bengal, India.

Route[edit]

SH 8 originates from Santaldih and passes through Cheliyama, Raghunathpur, Santuri, Saltora, Chhatna, Bankura, Beliatore, Sonamukhi, Patrasayer, Khandaghosh, Mirzapur, Kurmun, Kusumgram, Nadanghat, Krishnanagar and Krishnaganj before terminating at Majhdia, a village with a railway station on the Gede branch line, near India-Bangladesh border.[1]

The total length of SH 8 is 292 km.[2]

Districts traversed by SH 8 are:[3]
Purulia district (0 – 58 km)
Bankura district (58 – 170 km)
Purba Bardhaman district (170 – 196 km)
Nadia district (196 – 292 km)

Road sections[edit]

It is divided into different sections as follows:.[2][4][5][6][7]

Road Section District CD Block Length (km)
Santaldih-Raghunathpur Purulia Para, Raghunathpur II, Raghunathpur I 28
Ragunathpur-Saltora Purulia, Bankura Santuri, Saltora 30
Saltora-Bankura Bankura Chhatna, Bankura II 46
Bankura-Beliatore Bankura Barjora 22
Beliatore-Sonamukhi-Patrasayer-Rasulpur Bankura Sonamukhi, Patrasayer 44
Rasulpur-Khandaghosh-Chakpurohit Bankura, Purba Bardhaman Indas, Khandaghosh 26
Chakpurohit-Mirzapur (via SH 7) Purba Bardhaman Burdwan I, Burdwan II
Mirzapur-Kusumgram Samudragarh Purba Bardhaman, Nadia Manteswar, Kalna I
Gouranga Setu Nadia Nabadwip 60
Gouranga Setu-Krishnanagar Nadia Krishnanagar I 8
Krishnanagar-Majhdia Nadia Krishnaganj 28

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google maps
  2. ^ a b "List of State Highways in West Bengal". West Bengal Traffic Police. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Road - Highway". Public Works Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 30 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Purulia Tehsil/ CD Block map". Maps of India. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  5. ^ "Bankura Tehsil/ CD Block Map". Maps of India. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  6. ^ "Bardhaman Tehsil/ CD Block Map". Maps of India. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  7. ^ "Nadia Tehsil/ CD Block". Maps of India. Retrieved 31 August 2016.