The newly created Khunti district, earlier a sub-division of Ranchi district was carved out of Ranchi district and created on 12.9.07 as the 23 rd district of Jharkhand. Part of the South Chotanapur Commissionary, Khunti is a very new district. Established on 12th September 2007, Khunti is a district with 6 Blocks, and is 40 Km. South of the state capital, Ranchi.
One of the most unique waterfalls of Khunti, Panchghagh has 5 streams to it. The Banai River branches itself out in five different streams, generating ubiquitous singing rivulets through the cluster of rocks.Natural beauty around the waterfall makes it more beautiful and peacefu
It is famous religious center of the district known for its Shiv Temple. Every year during Sawan season local festival is celebrate for one month long.On Maha-shivratri Day, temple is visited by many disciples from different regions of Jharkhand. It is located on Khunti-Torpa road 9 kms from the district headquater.
It is picturesque hills of Dombari Buru, which had turned red with blood when BirsaMunda led his legendary ulgulan(rebellion) against the British more than a century ago, will now get a sterling facelift, courtesy.Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).It is located 50km from the state capital, Dombari Buru rises determinedly above Sail Rakab village close to Ulihatu — the birthplace of the tribal icon