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List of reportedly haunted locations in India

This is a list of reportedly haunted locations in India, the largest country of South Asia.

Andhra Pradesh / Telangana

Delhi

  • Jamali Kamali Mosque and Tomb: Located in the archaeological village complex in Mehrauli, Delhi, the complex is said to be haunted. There have been reports of people being slapped by invisible forces and hearing ghostly voices from adjoining graves. As a result, the fakirs call upon Jinns on every Thursday.[2][3]

Gujarat

Maharashtra

Rajasthan

Bhangarh Fort.
Ruins of Kuldhara.
  • Bhangarh Fort, Bhangarh, Rajasthan: Bhangarh was purportedly brought to ruin as a consequence of the curse of Baba Balanath. Another legend attributes it to the curse of the sorcerer Singhiya.[9]
  • Kuldhara: A site in the Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan, once a prosperous village inhabited by Paliwal Brahmins from 13th to early 19th centuries. Local legends hold that the Paliwals cursed the village with a haunting to frighten anyone who tried to occupy it.[10] The local residents around the area do not believe in the legends, but propagate them for tourism.[11] The Indian Paranormal Society's Gaurav Tiwari believes the village is haunted.[12]

Uttarakhand

West Bengal

Morgan House, Kalimpong.
National Library of India, Kolkata.
South Park Street Cemetery.
Writer's Building, Kolkata.
  • Dow Hill of Kurseong: Dow Hill in Kurseong is considered by believers to be one of the most haunted places in West Bengal, especially in the corridors of Victoria Boys’ School and in the surrounding woods. A number of murders have taken place in the forest.[14]
  • Ghats on the Ganges - Under Howrah Bridge, Kolkata: The site of several deaths (either due to suicide or drowning accidents), believers speculate that many spirits wander this sacred river.[15]
  • Hastings House, Alipore, Kolkata: This is one of the most ancient buildings in Kolkata. It was constructed by Governor General Warren Hastings, and later it became the Governor's residence. Now, Calcutta University runs a women's college here. Many students have reported to see ghosts inside the building and on the grounds.[15]
  • Morgan House is a colonial era mansion in Kalimpong considered to be one of the most haunted locations in India.[16][17][18]Morgan house was built in the typical British architecture of Victorian rectory in the early 1930s. The building was to commemorate the wedding of an indigo owner with a jute baron Mr George Morgan. The property was used as a summer retreat and elaborate parties were hosted. It passed into the hand of trustees after Mr and Mrs Morgan died without heir. Several sightings of Mrs Morgan has been reported.
  • National Library of India, Alipore, Kolkata: Situated in Belvedere Estate premise, it is believed to be the most haunted place in Kolkata. [19]
  • Nimtala crematorium, Kolkata is one of the oldest ghats in central Kolkata. Because dead bodies are burned there according to Hindu rituals, it is said to be haunted.[14]
  • Rabindra Sarobar metro station, Kolkata is a busy station of the city's rapid transit system. It is claimed to be haunted by the spirits of people who commit suicide.[20]
  • South Park Street Cemetery, Park Street, Kolkata: one of the oldest cemeteries in Kolkata constructed in 1767, and featuring the graves British soldiers, is claimed to be haunted.[21]
  • Writers' Building, B.B.D. Bagh, Kolkata: Various stories and legends claim that Writers' Building, the secretariat building of the State Government, is haunted by spirits of the dead.[15]

See also

References

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