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Religara is located in Jharkhand
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°41′21″N 85°22′13″E / 23.68917°N 85.37026°E / 23.68917; 85.37026Coordinates: 23°41′21″N 85°22′13″E / 23.68917°N 85.37026°E / 23.68917; 85.37026
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Hazaribag
Population (2011)
 • Total 8,239
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Religara, also called Pachhiari, is a census town in Dadi (community development block) of Hazaribag district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.

Religara is a beautiful hamlet in Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand. The major towns such as Churchoo, Mandu and Ramgarh can be accessed from here. Patratu, a tribal area, about 40 km to the north of Ranchi, is easily accessible from here. The nearest major tourist attraction is Jaivik Udyan Zoological Park. Gorsula, Maral, Huang, Sarabh and Ango are nearby places. Patratu Thermal Power Plant is a nearby landmark.

Patratu Railway Station, on the Garhwa-Bokaro railway line, serves this area. Religara is easily accessible by local buses and taxis from Patratu. The nearest airport is Ranchi Airport.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Religara alias Pachhiari had a population of 7,470. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Religara alias Pachhiari has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69%, and female literacy is 51%. In Religara alias Pachhiari, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

As per 2011 Census of India Religara alias Pachhiari had a population of 8,239. There were 4,270 males and 3,969 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 1,370 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 2,246.[2]


As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Religara alias Pachhiari was 5,547 out of which 3,195 were males and 2,352 were females.[2]


  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  2. ^ a b "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". Jharkhand – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 7 November 2015.