India is often considered as a land of mystery with stories and secrets of lot of palaces and their kings, of those who died a painful death and are now a part of broken synchrony. For centuries, travelers from around the world who have made their journey to India have been fascinated by the mystical energy that surrounds the country. Therefore, when it comes to listing the most haunted places, there’s no better country to start with. So here’s 10 most haunted places of India that will produce a sudden shiver down your body.
Bhangarh Fort, Rajasthan
It should be noted that you are not allowed to go in the fort after sunset. There’s a strict warning of ASI (Archaeological Survey of India) of how dangerous it becomes after the sun goes down.
This fort has a tale of how a magician who was in love with the local princess of the area was forbidden to ever fall in love with her. Unhappy with the decision, he decided to cast a spell on her to make her surrender to him. However, the princess, who was also a disciple of the occult learned of his plans and found a way to kill him. Even before his death, the magician cast a dark spell on the palace which caused its doom.
Noises such as crying, screaming voices of ladies, sound of bangles clearly heard inside Bhangarh fort. Many times, someone’s talking and a special smell is felt around the small gate in the back. The pin drop silence of the fort sometimes get broken by a evil scream and laugh after sunset.
Kuldhara village, Rajasthan
The village is known to be a deserted haunted village which have been abandoned since late 90’s. In 1291, the village was established by the Paliwal Brahmins.
Tales says, the minister of the state, Salim Singh visited the village, fell into love and wanted to marry the beautiful daughter of chieftain. He threatened all the villagers that if he wasn’t allowed to marry this girl, then he would burden them with irrationally high taxes. To protect the girl’s honor they decided to migrate elsewhere. Nobody saw them leave nor did anyone figure where they went, they simply vanished in 1825. It is said that the villagers also cast a spell on the village as they left, cursing anyone who tried to inhabit the land.
Dumas Beach, Gujarat
Located 21 km southwest of Surat city, Gujarat, the Dumas beach is popular among tourists for its black sand and haunting tales.
You will be greeted with warning asking you not to cross a certain line while on the beach. According to the reports, many people had been disappeared mysteriously and has never come back. In the past, the beach was used for Hindu Burial ground. Wind around the area is said to be full of spirits of dead people. After dark, scary laughter, giggle provide you a hair rising experience.
The Shaniwarwada Fort, Pune
Known for its architectural brilliance, this fort has witnessed various strange occurrences. It is said that during every full moon, the supernatural activity increases. A young prince who was murdered by his close relative, is still haunts the place and in the night, sounds of him shrieking almost violently can be heard. The fort is deserted at night except for maybe a caretaker doing the rounds.
The Vrindavan Society, Thane
Considered to be of the most famous housing societies of Thane, this society is also home to a bit of paranormal. Many of its residents and night watchers have experienced what may only be termed as strange and bewildering.
However, it has been reported that there was once a man who lived in the society who happened to commit suicide. Therefore, his spirit is presumed to haunt the society at night. In fact, the night guards have witnessed a lot of strange activities which have also included a guard getting slapped in the face with such force that he nearly toppled from his chair.
Even as the other guard patrolling the other side of the society came to his rescue, they both could not find anyone around. With this incident, the residents are careful not to enter the society too late in the night, lest they fall prey to the ghost’s wrath too. However, the housing society still remains one of the best in the suburb of Thane.
GP Block, Meerut
It should be noted that this place, though considered as one of the abandoned places in India, is not very well known or frequented by many people. This area has been reported with various paranormal activities. This two-storied building houses a lot of evil spirits. Many trespassers have seen four men drinking together inside the building and sometime a girl wearing red dress is seen coming out of the house and vanishes to infinity. These spooky incidents have filled locals with terror and they realy abandoned themselves to pass through the area.
The National Library, Kolkata
Besides rich collection of books, The National Library, Kolkata is also known for its ghost stories. At the time of its renovation, twelve labors lost their lives in an accident. The stories of an unnatural death of a student while searching books and lot more. The guards often fear to take up the nights shifts. It is also said that the footsteps of the Governor’s wife can be still heard.
Usually considered as a beautiful clean and green space, Delhi cantonment area is also known as haunted space as its spookiness after mid-night. According to many witness, a lady ghost in white saree is often seen asking for lift. Some who stopped their car, she disappeares. And some who didn’t stop the car finds her running faster than the car. This lady supposed to be a hitchhiker killed in a car accident which took place on this road.
Chandan Nagar, Pune
About 10 years ago, a little girl was murdered at an under construction site in Chandan Nagar. Since then she has haunted the area. The girl has often seen in white dress and a doll in her hand around 12 o’clock. If you happen to cross her path she comes screaming at you. She smiles back at you in case you look at her. The very description is enough to make you jump out of your skin. Well if you are brave hearted then you can go alone at midnight to find her.
Malcha Mahal, New Delhi
Located amidst the wood in close proximity of the Buddha Garden, the mysterious occurrences make it famous among the most haunted places in India.
All those who live close to this place like the residents, forest officers or reporters dread entering this property. There is sign board that displays a warning related to the hound dogs and a trespasser being gunned down. As per the sources the government has given the authority to shoot down anyone who is seen as a threat to this property.