Jharkhand


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Jhar·khand

 (jär′kənd)
A state of eastern India west of West Bengal. Originally part of Bihar, Jharkhand was made a separate state in 2000. Ranchi is the capital.

Jharkhand

(ˈdʒɑːkʌnd)
n
(Placename) a state of NE India, created in 2000 from the S part of Bihar: consists of part of the Chota Nagpur plateau; mineral extraction, including coal and mica. Capital: Ranchi. Pop: 26 909 428 (2001). Area: 74 677 sq km (28 833 sq miles)
Translations
Dzshárkhand
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The appointment of a new president comes after Ajoy Kumar resigned from the post taking moral responsibility of the Congress defeat in Jharkhand in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
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