Superlatives in India (“Largest/Longest/Highest in India”)

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Superlatives in India (“Largest/Longest/Highest in India”)

The Longest River Bridge

Mahatma Gandhi Setu Patna (5.575 km.)

The Largest Lake

Wular Lake (J & K)

The Largest Dam

Bhakra Dam, on Sutlej river (Punjab)

The Largest Desert

Thar (Rajasthan)

The Largest cave temple

Kailash Temple ( Ellora, Maharastra)

The Largest mosque

Jama Masjid (Delhi

The Longest tunnel

Jawahar Tunnel, Banihal Pass (J & K)

The Largest Delta

Sunderbans (W. Bengar)

The State with maximum forest area

Madhya Pradesh

The Longest Corridor

Corridor of Ramnathswami Temple at Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu)

The highest Waterfall

Jog or Garsoppa (Karnataka)

The Longest Road

Grand Trunk Road (Kolkata to Delhi)

The highest Gate way

Buland Darwaza, Fatehpur Sikri( U.P.)

The Longest River

The Ganga (2640 km. long)

The Largest Museum

Indian Museum, Kolkata

The largest Dome

Gol Gumbuz, Bijapur (in Karantaka)

The tallest Statue

Gomateswara (Karnataka)

The largest Public Sector Bank

State Bank of India

The biggest canti lever Bridge

Rabindra Setu or Howrah Bridge (Kolkata)

The Longest Canal

Indira Gandhi Canal or Rajasthan Canal (Rajasthan)

The Longest Railway Platform

Gorakhpur (U.P.)

The biggest Stadium

Yuva Bharti (Salt Lake) Stadium Kolkata

The most populous City

Mumbai (Maharashtra)

The largest Sea Bridge

Anna Indira Gandhi Bridge (Tamil Nadu)

The longest Passenger Train Route

Dibrugarh to Kanyakumari

The Oldest Church

St. Thomas Church at Palayar, Trichur (Kerala)

The Longest National Highway

NH-7 (Varanasi to Kanyakumari)

The State with Longest Coast Line

Gujarat

The highest Lake

Devtal Lake, Gadhwal (Uttarakhand)

The largest Saline Water Lake

Chilka Lake (Orissa)

The Largest Fresh Water Lake

Kolleru Lake (Andhra Pradesh)

Largest Cave

Amarnath (J & K)

The Longest River of Southern India

Godawari

The Longest Dam

Hirakud Dam (Orissa)

The highest Gallantry Award

Param Vir Chakra

The highest Award

Bharat Ratna

The largest Gurudwara

Golden Temple, Amritsar

The longest Sea Beach

Marina Beach (Chennai)

The Highest Road

Road at Khardungla, (in Leh-Manali Sector)

The Largest Artificial Lake

Govind Sagar ( Bhakhra Nangal)

The Highest Batttle field and

the Longest Glacier

Siachen Glacier

The Biggest River Island

Majuli Bramhaputra river, (Assam)

The Largest Planetarium

Birla Planetorium (Kolkata)

The Highest Airports

Leh Airport (Ladakh)