State Jharkhand at a Glance

Important Facts about Jharkhand

State

Jharkhand

State Map
Capital Ranchi
Date of Formation 15 November 2000
Chief Minister Present Chief Minister – Raghubar Das (BJP)

List of Chief Ministers of Jharkhand

First Chief Minister – Babulal Marandi

Governor Present Governor – Draupadi Murmu

List of Governors of Jharkhand

First Governor – Shri Prabhat Kumar

Seat of High Court Jharkhand High Court (Ranchi)

List of Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court (Ranchi)

Members of Rajya Sabha Total number of Seats – 6

1. Shri Prem Chand Gupta, Rashtriya Janata Dal
2. Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi , Bharatiya Janata Party
3. Shri Parimal Nathwani , Independent & Others
4. Shri Samir Oraon, Bharatiya Janata Party
5. Shri Mahesh Poddar , Bharatiya Janata Party
6. Shri Dhiraj Prasad Sahu , Indian National Congress

Members of Parliment (MP Seats) Total number of Seats – 14

MP Constituencies

Updates as per 2019 Election

1. Chatra Present MP Singh, Shri Sunil Kumar
2. Dhanbad Present MP Singh, Shri Pashupati Nath
3. Dumka Present MP Soren, Shri Sunil
4. Giridih Present MP Choudhary, Shri Chandra Prakash
5. Godda Present MP Dubey, Dr. Nishikant
6. Hazaribagh Present MP Sinha, Shri Jayant
7. Jamshedpur Present MP Mahato, Shri Bidyut Baran
8. Khunti Present MP Munda, Shri Arjun
9. Kodarma Present MP Mrs. Annpurna Devi
10. Lohardaga Present MP Bhagat, Shri Sudarshan
11. Palamau Present MP Ram, Shri Vishnu Dayal
12. Rajmahal Present MP Hansdak, Shri Vijay Kumar
13. Ranchi Present MP Seth, Shri Sanjay
14. Singhbhum Present MP Kora, Smt. Geeta

MLA Seats Total number of Seats – 81

MLA Constituencies

Updates as per 2019 Election

1. Rajmahal Present MLA Anant Kumar Ojha
2. Borio Present MLA Tala Marandi
3. Barhait Present MLA Hemant Soren
4. Littipara Present MLA Dr. Anil Murmu
5. Pakur Present MLA Alamgir Alam
6. Maheshpur Present MLA Stephen Marandi
7. Shikaripara Present MLA Nalin Soren
8. Jamtara Present MLA Irfan Ansari
9. Dumka Present MLA Lois Marandi
10. Jama Present MLA Sita Murmu Alias Sita Soren
11. Jarmundi Present MLA Badal
12. Madhupur Present MLA Raj Paliwar
13. Sarath Present MLA Randhir Kumar Singh
14. Deoghar Present MLA Narayan Das
15. Poreyahat Present MLA Pradip Yadav
16. Godda Present MLA Raghu Nandan Mandal
17. Mahagama Present MLA Ashok Kumar
18. Kodarma Present MLA Dr. Neera Yadav
19. Barkatha Present MLA Janki Prasad Yadav
20. Barhi Present MLA Manoj Kumar Yadav
21. Barkagaon Present MLA Nirmala Devi
22. Ramgarh Present MLA Chandra Prakash Choudhary
23. Mandu Present MLA Jai Prakash Bhai Patel
24. Hazaribagh Present MLA Manish Jaiswal
25. Simaria Present MLA Ganesh Ganjhu
26. Chatra Present MLA Jay Prakash Singh Bhogta
27. Dhanwar Present MLA Raj Kumar Yadaw
28. Bagodar Present MLA Nagendra Mahto
29. Jamua Present MLA Kedar Hazra
30. Gandey Present MLA Jai Prakash Verma
31. Giridih Present MLA Nirbhay Kumar Shahabadi
32. Dumri Present MLA Jagarnath Mahto
33. Gomia Present MLA Yogendra Prasad
34. Bermo Present MLA Yogeshwar Mahto
35. Bokaro Present MLA Biranchi Narayan
36. Chandankyari Present MLA Amar Kumar Bauri
37. Sindri Present MLA Fulchand Mandal
38. Nirsa Present MLA Arup Chatterjee
39. Dhanbad Present MLA Raj Sinha
40. Jharia Present MLA Sanjeev Singh
41. Tundi Present MLA Raj Kishore Mahato
42. Baharagora Present MLA Kunal Sharangi
43. Ghatsila Present MLA Lakshman Tudu
44. Potka Present MLA Menaka Sardar
45. Jugsalai Present MLA Ram Chandra Sahis
46. Jamshedpur East Present MLA Raghubar Das
47. Jamshedpur West Present MLA Saryu Roy
48. Ichagarh Present MLA Sadhu Charan Mahato
49. Saraikella Present MLA Champai Soren
50. Chaibasa Present MLA Deepak Birua
51. Majhganon Present MLA Niral Purty
52. Jaganathpur Present MLA Geeta Kora
53. Chakradharpur Present MLA Shashibhushan Samad
54. Kharasawan Present MLA Dashrath Gagrai
55. Tamar Present MLA Vikash Kumar Munda
56. Torpa Present MLA Paulus Surin
57. Khunti Present MLA Nilkanth Singh Munda
58. Silli Present MLA Amit Kumar
59. Khijri Present MLA Ramkumar Pahan
60. Ranchi Present MLA Chandreshwar Prasad Singh
61. Hatia Present MLA Navin Jaiswal
62. Kanke Present MLA Dr. Jitu Charan Ram
63. Mandar Present MLA Gangotri Kujur
64. Sisai Present MLA Dinesh Oraon
65. Gumla Present MLA Shivshankar Oraon
66. Bishunpur Present MLA Chamra Linda
67. Simdega Present MLA Vimla Pradhan
68. Kolebira Present MLA Anosh Ekka
69. Lohardaga Present MLA Kamal Kishore Bhagat
70. Manika Present MLA Harikrishn Singh
71. Latehar Present MLA Prakash Ram
72. Panki Present MLA Bidesh Singh
73. Daltonganj Present MLA Alok Kr. Chaurasiya
74. Chattarpur Present MLA Radha Krishna Kishore
75. Hussainabad Present MLA Kushwaha Shivpujan Mehta
76. Garhwa Present MLA Satyendra Nath Tiwari
77. Bhawanathpur Present MLA Bhanu Pratap Shahi

Number of District 24

Name of the Districts

Bokaro
Chatra
Deoghar
Dhanbad
Dumka
East Singhbhum
Garhwa
Giridih
Godda
Gumla
Hazaribag
Jamtara
Khunti
Koderma
Latehar
Lohardaga
Pakur
Palamu
Ramgarh
Ranchi
Sahibganj
Seraikela-Kharsawan
Simdega
West Singhbhum

Area 79,714 km2
Rank of state by Area 16th
Population(2011) 32,988,134
Literacy rate(2011) 67.63%
Types Of Religion Hinduism (67.8%), Islam (14.5%), Sarnaism (12.8%), Christianity (4.3%), Not stated (0.6%)
Neighbouring States Bihar, UP, Chhattishgharh, Odisha, West Bengal
Neighbouring Countries – –
Main Language Hindi
Other Languages Urdu, Kurmati,  Santhali,  Ho, Kurukh, Sadri, Mundari, Khariya, Malto, Nagpuria, Bengali
Biggest River Ganges
Number of River 08 (Damodar, Baitarani, Ganga, Barakar, Ajay N, Son River, Southkoel, Subarnarekha)
Number Lake 04 (Raja Talab, Dimna Lake, Topchanchi Lake, Ranchi Lake)
Coastline – –
Number of Beaches – –
Number of Mountains 05 (Garhjat Hills, Rajmahal hills, Rajmahal Hills, Tagore Hill, Trikut)
Agricultural land [Km2] – –
Forest Land [Km2] 23605 Km2
Latitude 23.35°N
Longitude 85.33°E
City & Town Jamshedpur, Dhanbad, Ranchi, Bokaro Steel City, Deoghar, Phusro, Hazaribagh, Giridih, Ramgarh, Medininagar, Chirkunda
Transport & Communication Road, Railway, Air
AirPorts 06 (Deoghar Airport, Birsa Munda Airport, Bokaro Airport,  Dhanbad Airport, Chakulia Airport, Sonari Airport)
International Airports Deoghar Airport, Birsa Munda Airport
Major Ports – –
Length of National Highways 2653.64 Km
Railway Length 2394.46 Km
Major Tourist Places Ranchi Hills, Dassam Falls, Sun Temple, Baidyanath Dham, Jamshedpur, Netarhat, Deogarh, Hazaribagh, Bokaro,
Legislative Assembly Name Jharkhand Vidhan Sabha
Emblem
State Dance PAIKA, Jhumar, Paika, Chau
State Anthem
Cuisine Mutton curry with potato, Sattu thekua prepared using sattu and wheat flour, Thekua, Tilkut prepared from jaggery paste and sesame seeds biscuits
State Animal Elephant
State Bird Koel
State Flower Sacred Tree
State Fruit
State tree Sal tree
Sport – –
Number of National Park 01 (Betla National Park)
Movie Industry Name Jollywood
Festivals Holi, Divwali, Dashhara and Ramnavam, Basant panchami, Chath, Jityya Bhaiya Duj
Website www.jharkhand.gov.in

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