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Chatra is headquarters of Chatra district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.It is a Khortha speaking area along with Santhali and Hindi. This is the district where many person got National Awards from President of India. Deocharan Dangi got National Award in field of Teaching and Prashant got award in field of Social Work. They are very known because they are in Father- Son in relation.GeographyChatra is located at.Chatra has several waterfalls around it: Gua Falls (6 km), Keridah Falls (8 km), Maludah Falls (8 km), and Bichkiliya (11 km). Balbal Duari (25 km) has a hot spring.HistoryRaja Ram Mohan Roy, the prominent social reformer, worked as a Sirishtedar at Chatra in 1805-06 and lived both at Chatra and Ramgarh in this capacity.DemographicsAs per 2011 Census of India Chatra Nagar Parishad had a total population of 49.985, of which 26,555 were males and 23,430 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 3,454 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 242.In 2001 census, Chatra had a population of 41,990, out of which 22,331 were males and 19,659 were females. 27,409 persons were literate.people of Chatra speaks Khortha language along with Hindi.LiteracyAs per 2011 census the total number of literates in Chatra Nagar Parishad was 33,746, out of which 19,270 were males and 14,476 were females.


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