Lucknow is a popular travel destination in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It is also the capital of the state and one of the largest cities in UP. The city has seen several wars, mass executions, and many unnatural deaths in the past. Lucknow has a large number of historical as well as religious places which are known among the masses. It is also a perfect place to spend your holiday. However, during your stay in the city, you should avoid the below most haunted places in Lucknow.
2 Most Haunted Places in Lucknow for Paranormal Activities
1. The Sikandar Bagh
This place has seen several deaths before the independence of India. It was a popular place where conflicts happened between Indian freedom fighters and British. In the history, as many as 72 British soldiers lost their lives after seizing the souls of about 2300 (approx.) freedom fighters.
British were too much cruel and they didn’t allowed religious rituals of Indian martyrs. They left their bodies rotten and buried British soldier bodies in the Sikandar Bagh garden. Many local people have reported creepy voices and disembodied voices from the garden at midnight. After these reports, it become one of the most haunted places in Lucknow.
2. OEL House
OEL House was the official residence of the Vice Chancellor of the University of Lucknow. This place was also featured in the popular newspaper ‘The Sunday Pioneer’ in 2003.
The house was the centre of the conflict and it was once used to keep pigeons. A WELL was constructed in the house and it was used to throw British soldiers in the said well. After several decades, VC was allocated this bungalow and they didn’t aware of this history. Once the boy of VC playing near the well by throwing stones, immediately spirits possessed the boy and leads to untimely death. Then after, this house becomes one of the most haunted places in Lucknow.
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Article first published on January 13, 2016.