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Type: Pillar (47)

State Location (District) Monument
Andhra Pradesh Penukonda (Anantapur)Old stamba or lamp pillar in sub-collectors office compound
Andhra Pradesh Ipuru (Guntur)Inscribed marble pillar near the Gopala temple
Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada (Krishna)Kiratharjuna Pillar on the Indrakilla Hill
Assam Kasomari pathar (Golaghat)Monolith
Assam North Cachar Hills (North Cachar Hill)Boloson group monoliths
Assam North Cachar Hills (North Cachar Hill)Derebara group monoliths
Assam North Cachar Hills (North Cachar Hill)Khartong group monoliths
Assam North Cachar Hills (North Cachar Hill)Kobak group monoliths
Bihar Lauriya Areraj (East Champaran)Asoka column known as Laur pillar
Bihar Lat (Jehanabad)Ancient monolithic pillar known as Lat
Bihar Kolhua (Muzaffarpur)Asokan Column
Bihar Lauriya Nandangarh (West Champaran)Asoka column
Bihar Rampurwa (West Champaran)Ashoka column
Delhi Ferozabad, Vikram Nagar Colony (New Delhi)Ashokan pillar
Delhi Ridge, Hindurao Hospital (North Delhi)Ashokan Pillar
Delhi Mehrauli (South Delhi)Iron Pillar Hindu
Karnataka Pattadakal (Bagalkot)Monolithic stone pillar bearing inscriptions
Karnataka Kamalapuram (Bellary)Two Pillars and Group of Mortar Wheels Outside Zenana Enclosure
Karnataka Bappanad (Dakshina Kannada)Stambha in Front of the Kotakeri Jaina Basti
Karnataka Malavalli (Shimoga)Inscribed Pillar
Karnataka Talagunda (Shimoga)Inscibed Pillar
Karnataka Karkal (Udupi)Great Manastambha at Hariyangadi or Haliyangadi
Madhya Pradesh Sondhani (Mandsaur)Yashodharman Pillar of Victory
Madhya Pradesh Besnagar (Vidisha)Heliodorous Pillar locally known as Khamb Baba
Madhya Pradesh Pathari (Vidisha)Bhimagaja
Madhya Pradesh Udaypur (Vidisha)Bara Khambi
Orissa Siriapur (Cuttack)Monolith called Chandeswar Pillar
Rajasthan Badwa (Baran)Yupa Pillars
Rajasthan Lalsot (Dausa)Banjaron ki Chhatri with two pillars like railing of Bharhut Stupa
Uttar Pradesh Pakri (Azamgarh)Incribed stone Pillar
Uttar Pradesh Rasin (Chitrakut)Several Sati pillars with female figure holding a child in arm
Uttar Pradesh Bhagalpur (Deoria)Inscribed monolith of grey sandstone locally known as 'Lat' or 'Gada' of Parasuram
Uttar Pradesh Kahaon (Deoria)Inscribed stone pillar from ancient Kakhuba
Uttar Pradesh Fatehpur (Fatehpur)Pillars with Ten Commandments and verses from John's Gospel in Hindi and Urdu
Uttar Pradesh Fatehpur (Fatehpur)Pillar with an inscription of Mahipaladeva in the Town Hall Municipal Garden
Uttar Pradesh Bhitari (Ghazipur)Pillar with an inscription of Skanda-Gupta in the ruined fort
Uttar Pradesh Latiya (Ghazipur)Stone pillar and capital to the west a mound of brick ruins
Uttar Pradesh Behta (Kanpur Dehat)Gupta pillar and other images in the compound of Jagannatha temple
Uttar Pradesh Dumapur (Kanpur Dehat)Fragment of a pillar
Uttar Pradesh Chandpur (Lalitpur)Two monolithic pillars
Uttar Pradesh Mahibullapur (Lucknow)Memorial pillar at the site of the Residency in the Marion Cantonment
Uttar Pradesh Mahoba (Mahoba)Granite pillar
Uttar Pradesh Mahoba (Mahoba)Small stone pillar called Alha-ki-Lat
Uttar Pradesh Barsana (Mathura)Pillar with Sanskrit inscription on a tower at Bhanakaur tank
Uttar Pradesh Belkhara (Mirzapur)Inscribed Pillar
Uttar Pradesh Varanasi (Varanasi)Inscribed Lat or monolith now in the compound of the Queen's College
West Bengal Gaur (Malda)Two stone pillars

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