10 Interesting Facts about Jharkhand

Have you ever heard about Jharkhand? A state of Republic of India will be explained on Facts about Jharkhand. Jharkhand means Land of bushes. Approximately, there are 20,000,000 people live at there. Besides, the border state of Jharkhand are Bihar in north, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in West, Odisha in south and West Bengal in east. Here are ten interesting facts about Jharkhand.

Facts about Jharkhand 1: Religion

The major religion in Jharkhand is Hinduism (67,8%), followed by Islam (14,5%), Christianity (4,3%), and Sarnaism (12,8%).

Facts about Jharkhand 2: Airports

The largest domestic airport in Jharkand is Ranchi Airport. The other airports are Jamshedpur Airport, Dumka Airport, Bokaro Airport, Chakulia Airport, and Dhanbad Airport.

The largest airport in Jharkand, Ranchi Airport

The largest airport in Jharkand, Ranchi Airport

Facts about Jharkhand 3: Climate

There are three seasons in Jharkgand. They are cold-weather season (November-February), hot-weather season (March-mid June), and the season of the southwest monsoon (mid June-October).

Facts about Jharkhand 4: Cuisine

Rice is the staple meal im Jharkhand. Almost every meal use rice, including Rotis, Pani puri (Gupchup), Dhuska, kera-dudahauri, Litti Chokha, Pittha, Dudhauri, Jhalmudhi, and more. Besides, Jharkand also has akcoholic drinks such as rice beer (Handiya) and Mahu.

Dudhauri

Dudhauri

Facts about Jharkhand 5: Sports

The popular games in Jharkand are hockey, cricket, and football. Jharkand also has many brilliant players such as Jaipal Singh (hockey), Birendra Lakra and Bimal Lakra (hockey), Mahendra Singh Dhoni (cricket), Varun Aaron (cricket), Deepika Kumari, and Ashunta Lakra.

Facts about Jharkhand 6: Famous People

There are many famous people who were born in Jharkhand. They are Meenakshi Sheshadri (actress of hindi films), Tanushree Dutta (bollywood actress), Mahendra Singh Dhoni (cricketer and team captain), and Priyanka Chopra (bollywood actress). Whereas the famous politicians are Subodh Kant Sahay, Raghuvar Das, Shibu Soren, Arjun Munda, and Madhu Koda.

Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra

Facts about Jharkhand 7: Flora and Fauna

Jharkhand has various of flora and fauna. Besides, the Zoological Gardens and the National Parks are also located in Jharkhand. Mammals, lizards, insect, snakes, fish, birds, shrubs and herbs, parasites and semi-parasites, seed bearing plants and trees, climbers, and grasses and bamboos are some example of flora and fauna at there.

Facts about Jharkhand 8: Clothes

Bhagwan is the most common dress of the tribal men in Jharkhand. It is a kind of single piece of cloth. Whereas the tribal costume for women are Panchi and Paran. They also wear jewelry, such as necklace, earrings, etc.

Traditional costumes for men and women in Jharkhand

Traditional costumes for men and women in Jharkhand

Facts about Jharkhand 9: Tribes of Jharkhand

There are different tribes of Jharkhand people. They are Baiga, Asur, Bhumij, Binjhia, Oraon, Birhor, Gond, Parhaiya, Ho, Khond, Gorait, Kisan, Lohar, Mahli, Sauria Paharia, Bathaudi, Banjara, Bedia, Santhal, Birjia, Chero, Karmali, Chick Baraik, Kharwar, Kharia, Korba, Kora, Munda, Mal Paharia, and Savar.

Facts about Jharkhand 10: State symbols of Jharkhand

There are many state symbols of Jharkhand. State animal of Jharkhand is elephant, state bird is koel, state tree is sal, and state flower is palash.

State animal of Jharkhand

State animal of Jharkhand

 

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