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Jonha Falls, Ranchi

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The Jonha Falls is a waterfall located in Ranchi district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.
Situated at an edge of the Ranchi plateau, the Jonha Falls is an example of a hanging valley falls. The Gunga River hangs over its master stream, Raru River and forms the falls. One has to descend 722 steps to admire the surroundings. Water in the falls drops from a height of.
The Jonha Falls is an example of a nick point caused by rejuvenation. Knick point, also called a nick point or simply nick, represents breaks in slopes in the longitudinal profile of a river caused by rejuvenation. The break in channel gradient allows water to fall vertically giving rise to a waterfall.
There is a tourist rest house which encloses a Buddhist shrine with a deity of Lord Gautama Buddha. A temple and an ashram dedicated to Buddha was built atop Gautam Pahar by the sons of Raja Baldevdas Birla. A fair is organized in Jonha every Tuesday and Saturday.
The Jonha Falls is from Ranchi. It is approachable by both road and train. Jonha Station is just 1.5 km from the fall. For travel by road, one has to take the Ranchi-Purulia Road and after travelling for about one has to travel about off the main road.
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  • No water in fall But scenario is beautiful. Too hot at 3.30 pm. It's not recommended to visit in summer. If you have vehicle you can go right up to the foot of the fall.  more »
  • In Ranchi Jodham Falls and jodha falls both are very attractive. Hundreds of people are crowded to see the attractions here. Gor for it. I recommended.  more »
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