The state of Jharkhand came into existence in November 2000, after breaking out from Bihar. The people of the region rejoiced with the formation of the new state to be administered from closer proximity, viz. Ranchi. There was great hope that this state which is gifted with so many precious minerals will turn out to be a paradise after becoming independent. However, their joy was short lived.
It has been 13 years since the formation of Jharkhand, yet until now the state has not seen a stable and sincere government who would be really keen in developing the state considering its strengths. The state has witnessed a spate of scamsters and corrupt politicians who have focused only on amassing wealth for themselves and have all contributed to ruining the state. The era of Madhu Kora is well known to the entire nation.
Many parts of the state is still deep in poverty. Development has not reached in the remote villages and small towns. The naxals have been a major impediment to the development activities. Major part of the population is deprived of basic amenities of electricity, water supply and sanitation.
Yet, due to its inherent strengths, development continues to happen in pockets, though at a slow pace. The cities of Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Dhanbad, Bokaro and Deoghar have seen decent development and are some of the finest cities to live - with quiet and cool life relatively free from the hustle bustle that you see in most developed cities of India and also having a much lower crime rate. People from various communities live in true harmony. Political disturbances are minimal and people are more focused towards their work and career and spend most of their time in pursuit of a better living.
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Commenced on 29-09-2013