India is the land of diverse geographic structure. There are several haunted places in India. It ranges from dilapidated mansions to spooky forts. To add to the spookiness, there is a haunted and deserted village in India as well. However, we are here to discuss about the creepiness on wheels and what’s better than the haunted stations in India? In this connotation, In this article, you will unleash secrets of the haunted Purulia Railway station in India.
Haunted Purulia Railway Station in West Bengal
Though many railway stations in India have their own set of tell-tales, there’s one who leaps higher. Now, this is not just another one of the spooky stories in India since this one affected the lives of common middle class population localised in Begunkodor. Begunkodor is a village in Purulia district of West Bengal situated 46kms from Purulia. The village included a haunted railway station that remained closed for almost 42 years (from 1967 to 2009). According to villagers, one of the railway employees died in 1967 after witnessing a female spectre draped in white sari (Indian female clothing).
The spook terrified all the employees working at this railway station; they abandoned the station in fear. Soon this station was no longer a stop for the passing wheels. Basudeb Acharya, former chairman of the Parliament’s standing committee on railways argued that the railway staff ‘cooked up’ this story to avoid their posting at such a remote location. Mamta Banerjee, the railway minister in 2009 dismissed all the reports of the apparition appealing “I don’t believe in ghosts. It is all man-made. Later, the railway station reopened calling it for celebration for the locals there.
On one hand the facts still remain vague while on the other hand there are reports affecting the locals for nearly half a century. There have been several creepy stories associated with the haunted Purulia railway station. At dark hours, weird apparitions and ghost apparitions can be seen around this spooky station. While there have been several sides of this stories, only the real investigation can decide its truth.
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