Jharkhand- the Land of Bushes

Jharkhand is a state located in the eastern region of India that literally mean the land of bushes or Bushland. Before 15 November 2000, it was a part of Bihar southern region and was separated later on. Ranchi is the Capital city of the state with Jamshedpur being the largest city. The neighbouring states include Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh to the west; West Bengal to the east, Bihar in the north and Odisha in the southern region of the state.

Apart from Capital, there is a sub capital city as well, called Dumka. Hinduism is the major religion being followed by more than half of the population. The state is divided into five major divisions that include, Palamu, North Chota Nagpur, South Chota Nagpur, Kolhan and Santhal Pargana division. Each division contains a number of districts and regions. Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Deoghar, Dhanbad and Bokaro steel city are some of the largest cities of the state.

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Points of interest: - Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Deoghar, Ghatshila, Netarhat, Dhanbad, Maithon, Hazaribagh, Bokaro Steel City, Giridih, Jhumri Telaiya, Medininagar, Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary, Kiriburu, Rajrappa, Simdega, Kodarma, Chakradharpur and much more....



The culture of the state cannot be considered as diverse, as the people are restricted to the common regional beliefs. The State offers good health benefits to its people and to the domestic as well as international tourists. In the name of tourism, the state doesn’t have much to explore; but present generation can visit to research about the Indian past civilizations, history, traditions and culture.

The state is of immense importance when it comes to the historical events and movements. A special form of traditional folk dance, Chhou, is being performed during occasions, events and festivals. The dancer follows custom while and after performing this dance form and masks are used to display the characters of the Mahabharata and the Ramayana


Most parts of the state is situated on Chota Nagpur Plateau. The state covers overall area of 79,714 square kilometres. With the population of 32,988,134, Jharkhand ranked 13th as per population graph and figures with density of 414 per square kilometres. Scholars believe that the regional language being spoken by the people of Jharkhand is same to that of Harappa people.

The eastern state of India is incorporated with a spectrum of schools, private institutes and universities. Many Engineering and Management Colleges are constructed in various suburbs of Jharkhand. This includes National Institute of Technology, based in Jamshedpur; Indian Institute of Management; Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi to name a few.


Due to large mineral resources, the State of Jharkhand contributes a large amount of people’s economy in the darn. The mineral stores, include iron ore, mica, copper ore, bauxite, china clay, chromite, thorium, graphite, sillianite, are rich resource of minerals.

There is some small scale industries located in different suburbs of Jharkhand. Cities such as, Dhanbad, Ranchi, Ramgarh, Jamshedpur and Rokaro contributes to the economy of the state to a larger extents. It can be concluded that the people of repective state is not performing much in extracurricular activities, but the population need to participate in such events to get stay updated.

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