May 17, 2015 :: The 32nd Foundation day of Lohardaga [ 17th of May 1983 ]
Lohardaga district is one of the twenty-four districts of the Indian state of Jharkhand. The district is named after the town of Lohardaga, the administrative headquarters of the district. The district was created from a portion of Ranchi district in 1983. The word Lohardaga may be made of two hindi words, Lohar meaning ‘ironmonger’, and Daga meaning center’, which makes the literal meaning of Lohardaga as ‘center of iron mining’.
The district is situated between 23°30′ and 23°40′ north latitudes and 84°40′ and 84°50′ east longitudes. The district covers an area of 1491 km².
It has Seven blocks: Lohardaga, Kuru, Bhandra,Kairo, Kisko, Peshrar and Senha which contains 354 villages spread over in 66 Gram Panchayats.