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Archaeological Survey of India, Ranchi Circle is newly created of A.S.I. which have been bifurcated from Patna Circle in 2003. Before creation of Ranchi Circle, it was a Sub-Circle under Patna Circle and the office of Conservation Assistant was estabilished at H.I. - 31, Harmu Housing Colony, Harmu, Ranchi.


Jami Mosque, Dist. Sahebganj

Jami Mosque was built in the last quarter of the 16th century A.D by Raja Man Singh, the Governor of Emperor Akbar. It is situated on a high land known as "Hadaf " which is an Arabic term that means the target of Archery butts. Hadaf was part of Rajmahal Township .....

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Baradari,  Dist. Sahebganj

Baradari is also known as Nageshwarbagh. There is a dispute on the builders of this building. Some scholars attribute it to Fateh Jung Khan, rival of Raja Man Singh ( 1592 onwards ), whereas another group of scholars attributes it to Mir Kasim Ali ( prior to 1763 A.D), the Nawab of Bengal.

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Exposed Temple Complex,  Benisagar, Dist:- West Singhbhum

Benisagar of Benusagar is named after one Benu Raja who perhaps excavated the large tank situated in the village named after the said tank. The measurement of the tank is approximately 300 mt. x 340 mt. and first reported by Colonel Tickel who visited the place in 1840.

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Khekparta,  Dist. - Lohardaga

Made by local boulders, this Shiva temple is situated on the hill top of the Khekparta village. The temple in erected directly on the surface of the hill without having any foundation.

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