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Anjan



A small town, Anjan is located in Gumla District of Jharkhand. Gumla is 12 km south-east of Anjan.

Chainpur (west), Ghagra (north-east), Toto (east) and Raidih (south-west) are the nearby places.

The town is believed to be the birth place of Lord Hanuman. It is named after Goddess Anjana, the mother of Hanuman. Anjani Gufa (cave) upon a hill is a noted attraction of Anjan. An idol of mother Anjana with Hanuman on her lap is enshrined at this cave.

Sadani Waterfalls at Rajadera, Dewaki Temple, Beng Hill, Samsera Dham, Basudeokona and Mahadev Kona are the nearby points of interests.

Ranchi, the state capital, is 98 km north-east. The closest access points are Ranchi Airport and Ranchi Railway Station.



Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Gumla
Location: Anjan

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