April 29, 2017

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JHARKHAND

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Jharkhand is a state in eastern India. It was carved out of the southern part of Bihar on 15 November 2000.Jharkhand has a rich variety of flora and fauna. The National Parks and the Zoological Gardens located in the state of Jharkhand present a panorama of this variety.

Since the state is populated by people from all over India, food that’s found in the state is varied. Native inhabitants have a cuisine in which spices are rarely used and rice is the staple. The usual cooking method is boiling. Meat is often roasted, wrapped in leaves, and covered with soil or ash under the fire.The people of Jharkhand speak a number of languages belonging to three major language families: the Munda languages which include Santhali, Mundari, Ho, Kharia, Bhumij and Kurmali; the Dravidian languages which include Oraon (Kurukh), Korwa, and Paharia (Malto) and the Indo-Aryan languages which include Nagpuri, Sadri, Khortha, Hindi, Urdu, Oriya and Bengali. A fair part of the state population speaks Oriya and Bengali.

Jharkand has been at the centre of the Naxalite-Maoist insurgency. Since the uprising of the Naxalites in 1967, 6,000 people have been killed in fighting between the Naxalites and counter-insurgency operations by the Police, and its paramilitary groups such as the Salwa Judum.

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