The Golden Quadrilateral Project was launched under the rule of Sri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former prime minister of India. This project will connect the four metropolis of India, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Mumbai through super highways. The NH-2 (National Highway 2) or the Grand Trunk Road that connects Delhi to Kolkata is undergoing a massive revamping under this project. Atal Bihari Vajpayee (Hindi: , pronunciation: ) (born December 25, 1924) was the Prime Minister of India in 1996 and again from October 13, 1998 until May 19, 2004. ... This article is about the metropolis of Delhi. ... (IPA:  Bengali: à¦à¦²à¦à¦¾à¦¤à¦¾) (formerly ) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. ... Chennai (Tamil: ), formerly known as Madras , is the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu and is Indias fourth largest metropolitan city. ... MumbaÄ« (DevanÄgarÄ«: à¤®à¥à¤à¤¬à¤, IPA: ), formerly known as Bombay, is the capital of the state of Maharashtra, and the most populous city of India, with an estimated population of about 13 million (as of 2006). Mumbai is located on Salsette Island, off the west coast of Maharashtra. ... A view of the Grand Trunk Road. ...
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The GoldenQuadrilateral (GQ) is the largest expressway project in India.
It is the first phase of the National Highways Development Project (NHDP), and consists of building 5,846 kilometres of four/six lane expressways connecting Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai (thus forming a quadrilateral of sorts), at a cost of Rs.
The completed GoldenQuadrilateral will pass through many major cities throughout the length and breadth of India.
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