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Jharkhand Mukti Morcha was demanding for a separate state from the Bihar Government. On 1st November, 2000 their mission was accomplished when Bihar Government decided to make Jharkhand a separate state. A revolution of 70 years was ended with a new state in the map of India but the decision was the root of many more future issues and controversial demands. Finally, on 15th November, 2000 Jharkhand Government had officially declared its independence with 18 districts. That particular day was the birthday of their indomitable and spirited leader of the revolution, Birsa Munda.
The Santhal community among the 30 different backward communities of Jharkhand, are the main residents of the state. Jharkhand has Bihar in its northern side, West Bengal in the eastern side, Chhattisgarh in the western side and Orissa in its southern side. Ranchi is the head quarter of the state.
Jharkhand is very rich in minerals. Jharkhand has 32.4% of coal, 23.3% of Iron, 33.9% of bronze and 46.6% of mica of India. The state is improving its infrastructures and the economical status of Jharkhand is getting better due to the famous bokaro Ranchi steel plant and Ranchi heavy engineering.
Tourists can enjoy the places like Ranchi pahar (hill), Netarhat, Hazaribag, Saranda, and Betla forest. Apart from the minerals, Jharkhand is also very rich with its dense forests.
Simultala, Jasidi, Deoghar, Madhupur, Giridi, Jamtara, Mihijam, Ghatsila, and Galudi are some of the well known destinations of Jharkhand. It takes about a month if you want to go to all the important and renowned visiting spots of Jharkhand.
Click here for the official site of Jharkhand.