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Seraikela-Kharsawan District : Jharkhand

About District

The soil of Seraikela is vibrant with the rhythm of "Chhau" dance which fancied the imaginations of not only Indian art lovers, but also allured and captivated art lovers across the world, due to its grace unique charm and grandeur. Surrounded by lush green forests, hillocks, serpent like rivers and rivulets, Seraikela Town is situated on the bank of Kharkai River. The district has not only a rich cultural heritage but also has large deposits of minerals like Kyanite,Asbestos, quartz etc. and other valuable minerals. The district also includes the Adityapur Industrial Area which is one of the biggest industrial areas in Asia. The district comprises of 9 Blocks and 136 Panchayats. Majority of the population in this district are scheduled tribes and mainly depends upon agriculture and forest produce. The main tribes of the area are Ho, Santhal and Oraon. The main festivals celebrated in the distrisct are Maghe, Baa, Hero, Jomnamah, Kolom, Damurai and Batauli.

District at a Glance

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