10 March 2012

Tri-junction Border towns of India

A tri-junction, means junction of three things at a point. Indian states, like any other states, have tri-junctions at some village, or river, or city, or just paddy fields. The names and of such junctions, are listed below:

The tri-junction of Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab lies close to a small town of Bashohli (in Jammu and Kashmir).

Haripura (in Rajasthan), Kandu Khera (Punjab) and Jottanwali (Haryana) forms the tri-junction of Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana

Bhawatra (in Rajasthan) is the nearest village at the intersection of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Pakistan.

Bakainwala (in Punjab) is the closest town at the crossing of Rajasthan, Punjab and Pakistan.

National Highway 21A lies close to the Punjab-Himachal Pradesh border. Baddi village of Himachal Pradesh, is the closest town to this tri-junction of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh.

Poonta Sahib Gurudwara
National Highway 73A sweeps across the tri-junction border of Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. Haryana marginally misses the border of Uttarakhand due to this road. Poonta Sahib Gurudwara of Himachal Pradesh, is the closest to the junction.

Jurhea (in Rajasthan) is the nearest border town at the crossing of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana joining.

Chambal River
The Chambal river, flowing across Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, marks the boundary of the inter-sectioning point of these three states. State Highway 2A of Rajasthan and towns of Pahari (in Rajasthan) and Pinahat (in Uttar Pradesh) are the closest towns to this point. 

Rihand river is adjacent to the border of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.  The closest town near this junction is Rihand Nagar (in Uttar Pradesh)

An un-named road, which marks the northern boundary of Chhattisgarh, goes along the border junction of Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand. The road is surrounded by jungles and green fields. 

State Highway 16 of Bihar, lies just adjacent to the crossing of Bihar-Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand. The town of Yadunathpur (in Bihar) is the nearest town. 

Kurdeg in Jharkhand, is the nearest town at the border of Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand. State Highway 22 of Chhattisgarh lies across the border point. 

National Highway 6 and towns of Baharagora (in Jharkhand) and Rajaloka (Odisha) are the closest areas at the joining of Odisha, West Bengal and Jharkhand border.

The villages on the Kosi river, which flows across Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal, marks the joining of the three states. The nearest road across the river is National Highway 80.

Singalia National Park
The Singalia National Park, which lies at the border of Sikkim, Darjeeling and Nepal, marks the intersection of the two Indian states, and Nepal. 

The Sikkimese town of Reshi, lies at the border of Bhutan, Sikkim and West Bengal.

The town of Mankachar (in Meghalaya) and State Highway 2 (Assam), lies at the crossing of Assam, Meghalaya and Bangladesh.

Kumargram (in West Bengal) and Lhamoyzhingkhar (in Bhutan) marks the tri-junction of Bhutan, West Bengal and Assam.

Amjuli (in Assam) lies at the connecting point of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Bhutan.

Zemithang (in Arunachal Pradesh) lies at the connection of Arunachal Pradesh, Bhutan and China (Tibet).

Longwa (in Nagaland), at the joining of Nagaland, Burma and Arunachal Pradesh.

Thingpuikuol (in Manipur), Zokhawthiang (in Mizoram) and Baral river in Assam, constitutes the joining point of tri-junction of Assam, Manipur and Mizoram.

National Highway 44 passes close to the junction of Assam, Tripura and Bangladesh. Close to it, is the town of Kadamtala (in Tripura).

Rajivnagar (in Mizoram), lies at the border of Mizoram, Tripura and Bangladesh.

Anas River
National Highway 113, Anas river, Garadu (in Gujarat), marks the border of Gujarat, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.

Narmada River
Narmada river marks the boundary of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat. Ambadungar (in Gujarat) is the border town near it. 

Small outlets coming out from Madhuban Reservoir (in Dadra & Nagar Haveli) marks the east and west border points of Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Gujarat and Maharashtra.

Chintaki (in Karnataka) lies near the border point of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

State Highway 31 is closest to the boundary of Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka

National Highway 16 and 202 meets near Bhopalpatnam in Chhattisgarh, to make the joining of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

National Highway 221 and Konta (in Andhra Pradesh), marks the meeting point of Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Chhattisgarh.

Sanganapalli (in Andhra Pradesh), Vepanapalli (in Tamil Nadu), marks the joining of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

Muthanga National Park
Muthanga National Park (in Kerala) marks the joining of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.

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