About Dumka

Dumka headquarters of Dumka district, is a city and municipality in the state of Jharkhand, India. It was made the headquarters of the Santhal Pargana region which was carved out of Bhagalpur and Suri districts after The Great Santal Hul 1855. Presently, it is Sub-capital of Jharkhand state & the commissionary headquarter of Santal Pargana division which has 6 districts. It was bestowed the status of sub-capital of newly born Jharkhand state, carved out of the southern part of Bihar on 15 November 2000