Government of Jharkhand


The Government of Jharkhand also known as the State Government of Jharkhand, or locally as State Government, is the supreme governing authority of the Indian state of Jharkhand and its 24 districts. It consists of an executive, led by the Governor of Jharkhand, a judiciary and a legislative branch.

Government of Jharkhand
Jharkhand Rajakiya Chihna.svg
Seat of GovernmentRanchi
Legislative branch
SpeakerRabindra Nath Mahato
Members in Assembly81
Executive branch
GovernorRamesh Bais
Chief MinisterHemant Soren
High CourtJharkhand High Court
Chief JusticeDr. Ravi Ranjan

Like other states of India, the head of state of Jharkhand is the Governor, appointed by the President of India on the advice of the central government. His or her post is largely ceremonial. The Chief Minister is the head of government and is vested with most of the executive powers. Ranchi is the capital of Jharkhand, and houses the Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) and the secretariat. The Jharkhand High Court, located in Ranchi, has jurisdiction over the whole state.[1]

The present Legislative Assembly of Jharkhand is unicameral, consisting of 81 Member of the Legislative Assembly (M.L.A). Its term is five years, unless dissolved earlier.[2]

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  1. ^ "Jurisdiction and Seats of Indian High Courts". Eastern Book Company. Retrieved 12 May 2008.
  2. ^ "Jharkhand Legislative Assembly". Legislative Bodies in India. National Informatics Centre, Government of India. Retrieved 12 May 2008.

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