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Murals deck up newly-built flyovers of Delhi-Meerut Expressway: See pics

The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has commissioned various street artists, agencies and NGOs for the beautification of the newly built Delhi-Meerut Expressway, on the Sarai Kale Khan-Ghaziabad stretch.

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The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has commissioned various street artists, agencies and NGOs for the beautification of the newly built flyovers of the Delhi-Meerut Expressway on the Sarai Kale Khan-Ghaziabad stretch. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal)

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Artists have been creating street art work on the sides and beneath the flyover and near the U-turns. One of the notable among the murals is the Warli Art from Maharashtra. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal)

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Warli painting is a style of tribal art mostly created by the tribal people from the North Sahyadri Range in India. This tribal art was originated in Maharashtra, where it is still practiced today. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal)

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Delhi–Meerut Expressway connects Delhi with Meerut via Dasna in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. While the present stretch of National Highway 24 up to Uttar Pradesh Gate will be widened to 14 lanes, which will be India's widest, from the present eight. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal)

murals Delhi-Meerut Expressway

The Delhi-Meerut Expressway would be an access controlled highway, presently commuters spend a minimum of two hours on road, but after the completion of this Expressway commuters will be able to reach their destination within 45 minutes to one hour of time. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal)

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Street artists painted various colourful murals across the stretch of the Expressway. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal)

murals Delhi-Meerut Expressway

The art on the flyover could be seen as a measure to reduce staining of the walls or defacing them with abuses and scratches. The commuters can instead look at the colorful art which adorns the walls of the Expressway. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal)

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The stunning street art work on the sides and beneath the flyover seems like a welcome change for commuters on the Delhi–Meerut Expressway. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal)