5 Most Haunted Places in India
Ghosts and spirits need peace and quiet. However, today’s non-fearing bunch refuses to give them that. The most haunted places in India are probably not even haunted anymore! Owing to the number of footfalls each year in places like Bhangarh Fort, the ghosts probably have disappeared long ago. So if seeing haunted places, that are actually haunted, is on your mind, look no further than below!
The “Headless Boy” of Kurseong
A small hill station located near Darjeeling, Kurseong is notorious for several unexplained disappearances, unsolved murders, and mysterious “occurrences” over the years. The Dow Hill Road is especially reported to be haunted. Woodcutters of this region claim that they have seen a “headless boy” appearing on the road and then disappearing among the trees.
The “Voices” of Kuldhara Village
Kuldhara was a fairly prosperous village, dating back to the 1200s. However, the inhabitants of the village, who were forced to abandon it after the decree of the unjust rulers, had cursed the area to be uninhabited forever. Legend says that it is impossible to spend a night here, owing to the severe temperature fluctuations, mysterious noises, and other paranormal activities.
The “Witch” of Lambi Dehar
Lambi Dehar Mines located near Mussoorie was once an active mining area, which was later shut down owing to unexplainable deaths. The nearby town, once populous, remains deserted, and several unexplained accidents have taken place near Lambi Dehar. A helicopter had also crashed in this region recently. Legend says a witch, along with the tormented souls of miners, resides in this area.
A Scary Tryst with Books
The National Library at Kolkata is one spooky place. The former house of the Lieutenant Governor of Bengal, visitors claim that the governor’s wife’s footsteps can be heard here. Everyone from the guards to the renovation workers to students have been victimized here owing to “accidents” and “unnatural causes”.
The “Hitch-Hiker” of the Forest
Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai has reportedly been haunted by the ghost of a hitch-hiker who asks for lift from passer-by cars during late evenings. The “hitch-hiker” keeps on appearing at regular intervals if one doesn’t give the lift. The officials insist that the story is true.