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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


NameTenureParty

1 Babulal Marandi15 Nov 2000 March 2003 BJP

2 Arjun MundaMarch 2003 March 2005 BJP

3 Sibu Soren2 March 2005 12 March 2005 JMM

4 Arjun Munda12 March 2005 14 Sept 2006 BJP

Lok Sabha Members-14

Assembly strength-82 (elected 81, nominated 1)

First Published: Oct 03, 2006 23:43 IST