UFO sightings in India

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This is a list of alleged sightings of Unidentified Flying Objects in India.

Purported UFO sighted in Beed, Maharashtra


  • On 15 March, 10:20 a.m. in New Delhi 25 members of a flying club saw a cigar-shaped object in the sky which was long as about one hundred foot. The UFO hovered and then vanished from sight.[1]


  • On 15 September a flying saucer was seen in the afternoon by about 800 people in three villages (Kadori, Borsa and Mangalda) in Manbhum district of Bihar. Mr Ijapada Chatterjee, manager of a mica mine, told The Times of India that the UFO was about 12 feet in diameter and grey in colour. The object descended to an altitude of about 500 feet, hovered for a few minutes and then soared upwards at an incredible speed, causing a tremendous blow of wind.[2]


  • October 29 Early morning Eastern Kolkata, a fast moving object was spotted at 30° in the eastern horizon between 3.30 AM and 6.30 AM and personally filmed using a handycam. It's shape shifted from a sphere to a triangle and then to a straight line. The object emitted a bright light forming a halo and radiated a range of colours. It was spotted by many people and hundreds gathered along the E.M. Bypass to catch a glimpse of the UFO, triggering a frenzy. The video footage was released on a TV News channel and later shown to Dr. D P Duari, the director of MP Birla Planetarium, Kolkata, who found it to be "extremely interesting and strange".[3][4][5]


  1. ^ "Top Shelf Witnesses, kolkata , India". 
  2. ^ "UFO Report 1954". 
  3. ^ "UFO puzzle has city in a tizzy"
  4. ^ "Did a UFO come over Kolkata?"
  5. ^ "Kolkata in a tizzy over UFO sighting"

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