Kolhan division

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Kolhan division is one of the five divisions in the Indian state of Jharkhand. The division comprises three districts, namely, East Singhbhum, Seraikela Kharsawan district, and West Singhbhum. The three districts were earlier a part of South Chotanagpur division. Headquarters of the division is Chaibasa. [1][2][3]

Languages[edit]

Languages in Kolhan division 2011 census

  Bangla (26.58%)
  Santali (12.03%)
  Hindi (17.40%)
  Ho (20.33%)
  Urdu (4.69%)
  Odia (10.41%)
  Mundari (5.24%)
  others (3.32%)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Decay of indigenous style - Tribes at crossroads". Calcutta, India: The Telegraph, 27 April 2006. 27 April 2006. Retrieved 16 April 2010. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ "BJP wins 6 of the 14 seats in Kolhan". Times of India, 23 December 2009. 23 December 2009. Retrieved 16 April 2010. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  3. ^ Jenamani, Kumud (9 April 2010). "Wildlife experts counting on Kolhan census - Regional chief conservator of forest expects numbers to increase during three-day exercise, beginning April 19". Calcutta, India: The Telegraph, 9 April 2010. Retrieved 16 April 2010. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)