Khunti, Jharkhand

Khunti is one of twenty-four districts in the Indian state of Jharkhand's South Chotanagpur division. On September 12, 2007, the district of Khunti was separated from the district of Ranchi. It is Jharkhand's second-least populous district, behind Lohardaga, as of 2011.

Places to visit

  • Panchgagh Waterfall : Five waterfalls are gathered together in Panchgagh. By damming the renowned Banai River, this waterfall was created. At Panchghagh, the water does not plunge to great heights. The five streams all crash against the rocks in an extremely turbulent manner, but even so, when one goes close to the water; one can almost hear it roar. Tourists can safely enjoy the swift current of water because it is falling from a lower height. The waterfall's natural surroundings add to its beauty and tranquility.
  • Distance: Panchgagh Waterfall is 17 kilometers away from Khunti

  • Angrabari Shiv Temple : The renowned Hindu seer Shankaracharya Swami Swarupananda Saraswathi changed the name of a Hindu temple complex from Amreshwar Dham to Angrabari. It is a temple that honors Ganesh, Hanuman, Ram, and Sita, as well as Lord Shiva. It is rumored that the temple contains a Swayambhu Shiva Linga that is frequently revered. Because it is believed that a mango tree served as the god's place of worship, the temple is also known as Amareshwar Dham. The temple's primary Shivaling is not protected by a roof. This is so because every time someone tried to construct a temple around the Holy Shivling, Lord Shiva appeared in their dreams and asked them to finish building the roof.
  • Distance: Angrabari Shiv Temple is 12 kilometers away from Khunti

  • Ulihatu : Bhagwan Birsa Munda, known as Jharkhand's "Dharti Aaba," was born in Ulihatu. He launched his campaign for liberty in 1835. It is located 80 kilometers from Ranchi, the state capital, and 37 kilometers from the district administrative center. Ulihatu is surrounded by the blocks Burmu Block to the east, Mandar Block to the south, Chanho Block to the west, and Patratu Block to the east. The hamlet of Ulihatu is encircled by hills, and the view is spectacular. It also has a seldom-visited sunset point close to the village.
  • Distance: Ulihatu is 31 kilometers away from Khunti

How to Reach

  • By Air - The nearest airport is Birsa Munda Airport in Ranchi. It is around 35 kilometers from Khunti.
  • By Train - Khunti does not have a railway station. Hatia Railway Station is the nearest station to Khunti. To go to Hatia Railway Station or Ranchi Railway Station, most people take a bus or a taxi.

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