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CHHATTISGARH

Chhattisgarh is a heavily forested state in central India known for its temples and waterfalls.
It is India's 10th largest state and situated in the heart of India, is endowed with a rich cultural heritage and attractive natural diversity. The state has many ancient monuments, rare wildlife, exquisitely carved temples, Buddhist sites, palaces, waterfalls, caves, rock paintings and hill plateaus.


  • Area: 135,194 km²
  • Founded: November 1, 2000
  • Population: 27.93 million (2015)
  • Capitals: Bilaspur (Judiciary), Raipur
  • Largest city: Raipur
  • Chief Minister:  Raman Singh
  • Governor: Balramji Das Tandon
  • Chhattisgarh Day: 1st November
  • Mountain Range: Bailadila Range and The Maikal Hills. Gourlata peak of the Bailadila Range is the highest point in the state of Chhattisgarh.
  • The Chota Nagpur Plateauis a plateau in eastern India
  • Folk dance: Panthi, Rawat Nacha, Pandwani, Chaitra, Kaksar, Saila and Soowa. 
  • The Chhattisgarh High Court is one of the High Courts in India located at village Bodri, Bilaspur
  • The Chief Justice - Mr. Justice Deepak Gupta
  • Total Number of districts:27


Important Rivers and Dams of Chhattisgarh in India 
S.N
Rivers
Important Dams
Remark
1
Godavari River
Mahanadi river
Dudhawa Dam (Dhamtari district) and Gangrel Dam
Gangrel Dam also known as the R.S. Sagar Dam – biggest as well as longest dam of Chhattisgarh
2
Indravati River
3
Hasdeo River
HasdeoBango Dam
it is nearer to power capital city Korba of the state. It is also called as life line of Korba.
4
Sondur River
Sondur Dam (Dhamtari District)
5
Sillari River
The Murrum Silli Dam (Dhamtari District)
6
Kharang river
Khutaghat Dam (Bilaspur city)

Important Lakes of Chhattisgarh in India 
S.N
Lakes
City
Remark
1
The Vivekanand Sarovar
Raipur city
also known as ‘BurhaTalab’
2
DalpatSagar Lake
Jagdalpur in Baster District
also known as Jaisamand Lake is Asia's second-largest artificial lake
3
DalpatSagar lake
on Indravati River
It is the largest artificial lake in the state.
4
Ganga Munda Lake
on Indravati River
Artificial lake

Major Airports in Chhattisgarh

S.N
Name of Airports
City
1
Bilaspur Airport
Bilaspur
2
Raigarh Airport  Domestic
Raigarh
3
Swami Vivekananda Airport
Raipur


The List of Important Thermal Power Plants in Chhattisgarh

S.N
Name of Power Plant
Type
Location
Remark
1
Hasdeo Thermal Power Station
Thermal
Korba West
Also known as Korba West Thermal Power Station
2
Dr Shyama Prasad Mukharjee Thermal Power Station
Thermal
Korba East
Coal-based thermal power plant
3
DBPL Baradarha Thermal Power Station
Thermal
Janjgir-Champa district
Coal-based thermal power plant
4
Jindal Tanmar Thermal Power Plant
Thermal
Pokharan in the Jaisalmer district
Coal-based thermal power plant
5
KSK Mahanadi Power Project
Thermal
Janjgir-Champa district
Coal-based thermal power plant
6
LancoAmarkantak Power Plant
Thermal
Korba district
Coal-based thermal power plant
7
The NSPCL Bhilai Power Plant
Thermal
Durg district
A coal-fired captive power station

 The List of Important National Parks, Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary 

S.N
Name
Location
1
Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary
Mungeli
2
Sitanadi Wildlife Sanctuary
Dhamtari District
3
Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary
Surajpur District
4
Kanger Ghati National Park (also called Kanger Valley National Park)
Jagdalpur Bastar region
5
Indravati National Park
Bijapur district


The List of Important Waterfalls 

S.N
Name
Location
1
Chitrakote Falls - It is the widest fall in India
Bastar district
2
Chitradhara Waterfalls
Bastar district
3
Tirathgarh Waterfalls
Kanger Ghati in Bastar district
4
AmritDhara Waterfall
Manendragarh Near Koriya

 
The List of Important Stadiums in Chhattisgarh 

Stadium
City
Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium (cricket stadium)
Raipur
Rajnandgaon International Hockey Stadium
Rajnandgaon

 The List of Important Festivals of Chhattisgarh 

S.N
Festivals
1
Hareli festival
2
BastarDassera
3
Bhoramdeo Festival
4
Pola Festival
5
Teeja Festival
6
Goncha Festival
7
Champaran Mela
8
KoriyaMela
9
Madai festival
10
Navakhana Festival
11
Mati Puja

Important Monument, Palace and Forts in CHHATTISGARH

S.N
Monuments
Location
1
Ancient sculpture in Danteshwari Temple
Barsoor
2
Chandraditya Temple
Barsoor
3
Bhoram Dev Temple
Bhairamgarh
4
Danteshwari Temple
Dantewada
5
Kama Memorial or Urasgattta Post
Dhilmil
6
Brick mounds
Garhdhanora
7
Brick Temple of Savari
Kharod
8
Malhar Fort
Malhar
9
Ratanpur Fort
Ratanpur
10
Chittaurgarh Fort
Lepha
11
Kotagrh Fort
Near Bargaon
12
Kasigarh Fort
Bawanbadi
13
Ajmergarh Fort
Amnala
14
Kotmi Fort
Kotmi
15
Sati Pillars
Deorbija
16
Sitabengra caves
Ramagarh hill
17
Jogimara Caves
Ramagarh hill

Constituency of Cabinet Minister in CHHATTISGARH 

S.N
Name of Minister
Constituency
Ministry
1
Vishnu Deo Sai
Raigarh
Steel  (MoS)




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