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Dassam Falls, Ranchi
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The Dassam Falls is a waterfall located near Taimara village in Bundu police station of Ranchi district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.EtymologyDassam is a changed form of word Da:song which means in mundari language the act of pouring water. Da: means water and song means pouring or measuring. The water fall resembles like somebody is pouring water so the name was Da:song earlier but afterwards the name was changed to Dassam. Since the people there speakes munda language, till now they says Da:songThe fallsThe Dassam Falls is a natural cascade across the Kanchi River, a tributary of the Subarnarekha River. The water falls from a height of. The sound of water echoes all around the place. Dassam Falls at one of the edges of the Ranchi plateau is one of the many scarp falls in the region.The Dassam 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.The water of the Dassam Falls is very clean and clear. It is natural for a tourist to be enticed to enter the water for a bath or swim but tourists are warned not to do so because of the current that is generated. There have been many cases of drowning in Dassam Falls. Nine people died of drowning between 2001 and 2006.
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  • This is the Falls where Kanchi river is falling not from a great height in so many branches. It's not very far from Ranchi and it's situated quite near the Sun Temple. Here you will have to get down a...  more »
  • The name of the place which literally translated to ten signifies the ten channels that make up the waterfall. Excellent view. 
  • This fall is very attractive with motor-able road till the fall. Only take your food, water as it may not be available there. One can take bath too as the fall is not very high but dont try to venture...  more »
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  • A place to die for. Separated from the busy scheduled lives of city, this place is a nice getaway. Friendly locals make the environment even better. The beauty of water falling in a very single spot from all around and the roar of water brings you close to nature. JUST BE CAREFUL as the beauty is also dangerous. Happy JOURNEY
  • Formed on the Kanchi river, they are also know as Dassam Ghagh. The water splits in 10 streams and falls from a height of about 45m.
  • Beautiful waterfall on Kanchi river with lot of greenery around. Famous picnic spot but a bit dangerous as many lose their lives by drowning here.
  • The heaven on earth can be seen at Dasham falls picnic spot. When you arrive here you can not stop yourself by not doing any fun. At the time of New Near everyone's fist liking is this fall to have wonderful year ahead. The gravity of water is so beautiful that one loves to spend hours and hours watching that.
  • "Dassam Falls" means Pure Bihari Water Falls (From 2000 AD Jharkhandi)