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Country  India
State Jharkhand
 • Official Hindi, Santali, HO
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration JH

Porahat is a town in West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand state in eastern India. Before Indian independence in 1947, it was the capital of a princely state of British India.Porahat Forest Division is named after this town .

Forest Divisions in West Singhbum are:

  • Saranda Forest Division
  • Kolhan Forest Division
  • Porahat Forest Division
  • Chaibasa (South) Forest Division