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    Ancient Stone Temple
    with a small Siva-linga
    Khekparta (Lat. 23 0 27 ‘ 10’’ N., Long. - 840 44’ 50’’ E.) is situated at a distance of about 90 km towards north-west from Ranchi and 12 km from
    the district headquarters Lohardaga.
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    Palace and temple complex,
    Navratangarh,
    Navratnagarh is situated about 15 km away from the tehsil headquarter of Sisai and is about 45 Km away from the district headquarter Gumla.
    It is about 75 km away towards west from the State Capital Ranchi.
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    Ruins of Baradari
    Baradari (Lat. 250 04‘ 31’’ N., Long. - 870 46’ 47’’ E.) is situated about 32 km from the district headquarter of Sahebganj and about 480 km from Ranchi,
    the capital city of Jharkhand.
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    Group of temples at Haradih
    Haradih is situated in the Bundu block of Ranchi district of Jharkhand. The village is situated at a distance of 60 km from the state capital Ranchi,
    and 15 km from Tamar.
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    Old remains of temples and &
    sculptures Benisagar
    Benisagar or Benusagar (Lat. 210 59‘ 02’’ N., Long. - 850 53’ 39’’ E.) is situated in Majhgaon Block of West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand and very close to the border of Mayurbhanj district of Orissa.
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    Jamma Masjid
    Hadaf
    The Jami Mosque (Lat. 250 04‘ 29’’ N., Long. - 870 46’ 46’’ E.) is located about 32 km from the district headquarter Sahebganj and about 480 km from Ranchi, the capital city of Jharkhand. Jami Mosque was built in the last quarter of the 16th century AD by Raja Mansingh, the Governor of Emperor Akbar.

HISTORYArchaeological Survey of India

History

Our VISION


The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), under the Ministry of Culture, is the premier organization for archaeological researches and protection of the cultural heritage of the nation. Maintenance of ancient monuments and archaeological sites and remains of national importance is the prime concern of the ASI.

Besides, it regulates all archaeological activities in the country as per the provisions of the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958. It also regulates Antiquities and Art Treasure Act, 1972. For the maintenance of ancient monuments and archaeological sites and remains of national importance the entire country is divided into 29 Circles, Ranchi Circle is one of them who maintain the all CPM of Jharkhand as well as conducts the archaeological researches in whole Jharkhand. It was established in April 2003.

There are 13 monuments/sites protected under the purview of Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958 and Rules 1959, under the administrative control of the Circle.