This page uses content from Wikipedia and is licensed under CC BY-SA.


1907 Map of Bengal with Sikkim

Manbhum District was one of the districts of the East India during the British Raj.[1] After India’s independence, the district became a part of Bihar State. Upon re-organisation of the Indian states in the mid-1950s, present Purulia district was carved out of the district of Manbhum and became a part of the West Bengal; the remaining part of Manbhum district was kept with Bihar state and became part of Dhanbad district.[citation needed]

See also


  1. ^ Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "singhbhum" . Encyclopædia Britannica. 17 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 542.

Further reading