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Weekend Drive to Ayodhya Hills

If you want to visit a place other than the beach and himalaya you are left with the midlands. There isnt anything called as "midlands" in West Bengal, i just came up with name because the area I want to refer to sits in the middle. So Purulia, Bankura, Burdwan are midlands according to me. There are various small hills, forests, water reserves in Purulia which can be a perfect weekend destinations for Bengalis. I have already been to Garpanchkot last time so this time we decided to go to Ayodhya hills. Ajodhya Hills is located in the Purulia district of the state West Bengal, India. It is a part of the Dalma Hills and extended part of Eastern Ghats range. Highest peak of Ajodhya Hills is Gorgaburu. The nearby populated town area is Bagmundi. There is a myth which is related to Ramayana, but that is not the reason why its name is Ayodhya. According to Hindu mythology, Rama and Sita had come to Ayodhya Hills and stayed during their exile. Sita was thirsty and Ram pierced