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National Highway 6
Map of National Highway 6 in red
Shillong-Jowai Road.JPG
NH 6 in Meghalaya
Route information
Part of AH1 AH2
Length667 km (414 mi)
Major junctions
North endJorabat
South endZokhawthar India/Myanmar border
StatesMeghalaya, Assam, Mizoram
Highway system
NH 27 NH 2

National Highway 6, commonly referred to as NH 6, is a primary national highway in India.[1] The highway passes through the Indian states of Meghalaya, Assam, and Mizoram.[2] Before renumbering of national highways NH-6 was variously numbered as old national highways 40, 44, 154 & 54.[3]


NH6 links Jorabat, Shillong, Jowai, Badarpur, Panchgram, Kolasib, Kanpui, Aizawl, Seling, Lumtui, Khawthlir, Tuisen, Neihdawn, Champhai and terminates near Zokhawthar at India/Myanmar border.[2][4] In sept 2008, a 120 meter long tunnel was built at Sonapur in Meghalaya inside the Narpuh Sanctuary northwest of Silchar, it connects Meghalaya with Assam's Barak Valley in Meghalaya's southeast.[5]


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NH 27 Terminal near Jorabat.[2]
NH 106 near Shillong
NH 206 near Jowai
NH 306 near Kolasib.
NH 108 near Aizawl.
NH 2 near Selling.
NH 102B near Kawlkulh

Asian Highways

Jorabat to Shillong stretch of National Highway 6 is part of Asian Highway 1 and Asian Highway 2.[6]

See also


  1. ^ "Rationalization of Numbering Systems of National Highways" (PDF). Govt of India. 28 April 2010. Retrieved 21 August 2011.
  2. ^ a b c "State-wise length of National Highways (NH) in India". Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  3. ^ "New Numbering of National Highways notification - Government of India" (PDF). The Gazette of India. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Route substituition for national highways 302 and 6" (PDF). The Gazette of India. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  5. ^ CITYBorder Roads Organisation blazes a trail in most testing conditions, Times of India, 18 nov 2022.
  6. ^ "Asian Highway Database - Country wise". UNESCAP. Retrieved 25 April 2019.