South Chotanagpur division

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South Chotanagpur division (Hindi: दक्षिणी छोटानागपुर प्रमण्डल) is one of the five divisions in the Indian state of Jharkhand. The division comprises the following districts: Gumla district, Khunti district, Lohardaga district, Ranchi district and Simdega district.[1]It was earlier part of Chota Nagpur Division. East Singhbhum, Seraikela Kharsawan district and West Singhbhum were separated from South Chotanagpur division and made into a new division – Kolhan division [2][3][4]


  1. ^ "Districts:South Chotanagpur Division". Retrieved 2010-03-31. 
  2. ^ "Decay of indigenous style - Tribes at crossroads". Calcutta, India: The Telegraph, 27 April 2006. 2006-04-27. Retrieved 2010-04-16. 
  3. ^ "BJP wins 6 of the 14 seats in Kolhan". Times of India, 23 December 2009. 2009-12-23. Retrieved 2010-04-16. 
  4. ^ Jenamani, Kumud (2010-04-09). "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 2010-04-16.