Asian Highway 46 (AH46) is a route of the Asian Highway Network named Great Eastern Highway within India from its East Coast to West Coast - Hazirah-Surat-Jalgaon-Howrah(Kolkata) till AH2. The route also known as Indian National Highway NH 6.
This highway connects Hazira (Gujarat)-Surat-Dhule-Jalgaon-Amravati-Nagpur-Bhandara-Durg-Bhilai-Raipur-Mahasamund-Sambalpur (Odisha)-Baharagora (Jharkhand)-Kharagpur-Howrah (Kolkata, West Bengal). Running more than 1,949 km (1,211 mi) from AH2 - Taj Express Way (Great Eastern High Way) in Howrah(West Bengal, India) to Hazira,(Gujarat, India).
It passes different states through Raipur Mahasamund Chhattisgarh state and Nagpur in Maharashtra state of India. This highway crosses other AH47 at Dhule and Asian Highway 43 at Nagpur.
Various cities and towns in the Indian states of West Bengal, Jharkhand, Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra lie on AH46 as follows:Howrah