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Superlatives 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)