Ranchi Timeline

Ranchi is  the capital city of Jharkhand.It was carved out of Chotanagpur plateau and was the centre  of many political movements. Today, it is a hub of medium and large scale industries. Most of the head-offices of organizations are situated in Ranchi. The Indian Cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni hails from this city.Various landmarks and events bearing historical relevance have been enumerated below:


Inhabited by aboriginal village people

Muslim rule established here

1585

Chotanagpur region under British Raj

1765

Revolts

1811,1820,1831

South-Western Frontier Agency formed

1833

Headquarters moved from Lohardaga to Ranchi

1840

Revolt suppressed and British regained control over region

1857

Revolt under leadership of Birsa Munda

1899

Name of Lohardaga district changed to Ranchi district

1899

Ranchi venue of meetings between Gandhi and Sir Edward Albert Gait

1917

Simon commission boycotted

1927

Kol insurrections

1831-32

Lohardaga district created from a portion of Ranchi district

1983

Formation of Jharkhand

15th Nov 2000

Khunti district carved out of Ranchi District

12th September, 2007

Earlier, Ranchi was also the summer capital of Bihar


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