Information Of Daltonganj
Daltonganj is a town in Jharkhand state of India. It is the headquarters of Palamu commissionery, which covers three districts namely Palamu, Garhwa and Latehar. The town is situated on the banks of the river North Koel. Daltonganj is also the name of a subdivision of the Palamu district, and a block in this subdivision.
Daltonganj is famous for its natural forests, wildlife and minerals, specially Bauxite, and Coal. Betla National Park, famous for Tigers, wild Elephants, Bisons and Deers; and Netarhat, well known for its Sunset, Sunrise and Netarhat Public School, are located here. Above all, the simplicity and straight-forwardness of the tribal people and their rich culture epitomizes the essence of this beautiful land.
History Of Daltonganj
The Chero dynasty ruled this region for a long period. The Palamau Fort is a major historical landmark in this area.
Daltonganj is located at 24°02′N 84°04′E / 24.03°N 84.07°E / 24.03; 84.07. It has an average elevation of 215 m (705 ft).
The famous Betla National Park (also known as Palamu National Park) is located about 26 km from the Daltonganj town. The park is well-known for tigers,and comes under the Palamau Tiger Project. Another scenic picnic spot nearby is Kechki, located about 18 km from Daltonganj, at the cofluence of the river Koel and the river Orga. Netarhat, a scenic plateau covered with thick forests, is also situated near Daltonganj and beside that Barwadih is also located. It is a summer resort known for its picturesque sunrise and sunset.
Major Hindu and Muslim festivals are celebrated in Daltonganj. The town is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Daltonganj. The town has several societies, clubs, and NGOs.
Vishnu Mandir is the famous temple situated on heart of Daltonganj [Build by Vishnu Sahu on 1936]
Other temples- Hanuman Mandir, Bhikham Das Mandir, Hira Mandir, Devi Mandir, Kali Mandir