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J'khand fact sheet

Facts about Jharkhand

india Updated: Oct 03, 2006 23:43 IST
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Jharkhand    -  28th state of India

Formation of state  -  November 15, 2000

Districts caved
out of Bihar to    -  18
make Jharkhand

Districts of
Jharkhand at   -  22
present

Location    -  on Chhota Nagpur Plateau

 

 

   Demography


Population  -  26.90 million

Sex Ratio  -   941/1000

Tribals  -  28%

Scheduled   -  12%
Castes

Others  -  60%

 

Chronology of Chief Ministers of Jharkhand

 


 Name     Tenure    Party

1 Babulal Marandi   15 Nov 2000 March 2003    BJP

2 Arjun Munda    March 2003 March 2005    BJP

3 Sibu Soren    2 March 2005 12 March 2005   JMM

4 Arjun Munda    12 March 2005 14 Sept 2006   BJP

 

Lok Sabha Members  -  14

Assembly strength  -  82 (elected 81, nominated 1)