10 SCARIEST roads to drive after dark in India

There are some roads in India where people believe they have spotted paranormal activities, be it a lady in white sari or someone running alongside your car at a similar speed. Here are 10 such roads where you could encounter paranormal activities.

Delhi Cantt Road

The Delhi Cantonment road, also known as Delhi Cantt road, is supposedly one of the most haunted roads in Delhi.

What’s haunted about it?

There are quite a few articles that mention people seeing a lady in white clothes who asks you to stop and continues running alongside your car, if you don’t stop. The legend says that a lady was killed there in a car accident and hence the haunted stories. People also advise you not to stop your car while you are passing through that area.

East Coast Road, Chennai

The ECR as it is known, connects Chennai with Puducherry. It is a wonderful road along the coast and is great to drive on, during the day that is.

What’s haunted about it?

At night, the stretch is unlit and has a tree canopy that adds to the eerie feel. Guess what, people have even reported sighting ghostly figures on the road.

Blue Cross Road, Chennai

The Blue Cross Road is located near Besant Nagar, Chennai.

What’s haunted about it?

This is a single lane road which has a lot of tree covering. For some weird reason, this is the road where many people have committed suicide & hence it is believed that this place is haunted by their ghosts.

NH-209 through the Sathyamangalam Wildlife Sanctuary

The Sathyamangalam Sanctuary is a large forest reserve located in Tamil Nadu. It was the area where Indian bandit Veerappan stayed.

What’s haunted about it?

While Veerappan was alive, he had killed a lot of people in that area. Villagers report hearing loud screams and seeing ghost-like figures with lanterns in the middle of the night. Whether this was done by Veerappan’s troops or by actual paranormal activities depends on your beliefs.

Kashedi Ghat, Mumbai-Goa highway

The Mumbai-Goa highway is a tricky, yet enjoyable drive. It has a lot of ghat sections which one needs to be careful about. A lot of accidents are reported on this highway.

What’s haunted about it?

People say that they have seen a person appear in front of the vehicle suddenly asking them to stop. Those people who try to run over the ghost or speed up are believed to meet with accidents.

NH33 Jamshedpur-Ranchi

The NH33 located in the state of Jharkhand is the road linking Ranchi and Jamshedpur.

What’s haunted about it?

The road is a very unsafe one, especially at night. It is a naxal area and there are a lot of ‘Dacoits’ who are present on this stretch and loot people. Also, people believe seeing white ghostly figures on this stretch. Because of this paranoia, there are a lot of temples that have come up along the highway to bless the travellers.

Besant Avenue Road

The road is located in the heart of Chennai. During the day, there is no issues, but at night people have reported paranormal activities.

What’s haunted about it?

There is supposedly a playful ghost on this stretch that hits or slaps people passing by. Not only that, there have also been reports of people being overthrown by unseen forces.

Kasara Ghat

The Kasara Ghat section is located on the Mumbai-Nashik highway.

What’s haunted about it?

The road has a lot of tree covering & bushes all around. It is reported that at night, people have seen various figures sitting on trees. Some people have reported seeing a headless old lady wearing white.

Marve & Madh road

This road connects Mumbai to the island of Marve & Madh.

What’s haunted about it?

At night, it is reportedly haunted by a lady ghost in bridal wear. Legend has it that a young bride was brutally murdered & dumped in the mangrove area on the night of her wedding. There have been accidents reported due to people trying to avoid her.

Igorchem road, Goa

This is supposedly the most haunted place in Goa. It is situated behind the church of ‘Our Girl of Snows’.

What’s haunted about it?

Unlike most of the places that have spooky tales at night, this place is said to be haunted even during the day. The area is said to be possessed by wandering souls.