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|Atal Bihari Vajpayee|
|Enacted by||Atal Bihari Vajpayee|
|Status: In force|
Bihar Reorganisation Act, 2000 was a law passed by the parliament of India in 2000. Loksabha and Rajya sabha passed the bill on 2 and 11 August respectively and on 15 November 2000, it gave birth to new State, Jharkhand. It created the state of Jharkhand from a portion of Bihar. The law was introduced by the NDA government headed by Atal Bihari Vajpayee to fulfil an election promise.
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