State Chhattisgarh at a Glance

Important Facts about Chhattisgarh

State

Chhattisgarh
State Map
Capital Naya Raipur
Date of Formation 1 November 2000
Chief Minister Present Chief Minister – Bhupesh Baghel

List of Chief Ministers of Chhattisgarh

First Chief Minister – Ajit Jogi

Governor Present Governor – Ms. Anusuiya Uike

List of Governors of Chhattisgarh

First Governor – D. N. Sahay

Seat of High Court Chhattisgarh High Court (Bilaspur)

List of Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court

Members of Rajya Sabha Total number of Seats – 5

1. Shri Ranvijay Singh Judev
2. Shri Ram Vichar Netam
3. Ms. Saroj Pandey
4. Smt. Chhaya Verma
5. Shri Motilal Vora

Members of Parliment (MP Seats) Total number of Seats – 11

MP Constituencies

Updates as per 2019 Election

1. Bastar Present MP Baij, Shri Deepak
2. Bilaspur Present MP Sao, Shri Arun
3. Durg Present MP Baghel, Shri Vijay
4. Janjgir-Champa Present MP Ajgalley, Shri Guharam
5. Kanker Present MP Mandavi, Shri Mohan
6. Korba Present MP Mahant, Smt. Jyotsna Charandas
7. Mahasamund Present MP Sahu, Shri Chunni Lal
8. Raigarh Present MP Sai, Smt. Gomati
9. Raipur Present MP Soni, Shri Sunil Kumar
10. Rajnandgaon Present MP Pandey, Shri Santosh
11. Sarguja Present MP Saruta, Smt. Renuka Singh

MLA Seats Total number of Seats – 90

MLA Constituencies

Updates as per 2019 Election

1. Bharatpur-Sonhat  Present MLA Gulab Kamro
2. Manendragarh Present MLA Dr. Vinay Jaiswal
3. Baikunthpur Present MLA Ambica Singh Deo
4. Premnagar Present MLA Khel Sai Singh
5. Bhatgaon Present MLA Paras Nath Rajwade
6. Pratappur Present MLA Dr. Premsai Singh Tekam
7. Ramanujganj Present MLA Brihaspat Singh
8. Samri Present MLA Chintamani Mahraj
9. Lundra Present MLA Dr. Pritam Ram
10. Ambikapur Present MLA T.S. Baba
11. Sitapur Present MLA Amarjeet Bhagat
12. Jashpur Present MLA Vinay Kumar Bhagat
13. Kunkuri Present MLA U. D. Minj
14. Pathalgaon Present MLA Rampukar Singh Thakur
15. Lailunga Present MLA Chakradhar Singh Sidar
16. Raigarh Present MLA Prakash Shakrajeet Naik
17. Sarangarh Present MLA Uttari Ganpat Jangde
18. Kharsia Present MLA Umesh Patel
19. Dharamjaigarh Present MLA Laljeet Singh Rathia
20. Rampur Present MLA Nanki Ram Kanwar
21. Korba Present MLA Jaisingh Agrawal (Jaisingh Bhaiya)
22. Katghora Present MLA Purushottam Kanwar
23. Pali-Tanakhar  Present MLA Mohit Ram
24. Marwahi Present MLA Ajit Jogi
25. Kota Present MLA Renu Ajit Jogi
26. Lormi Present MLA Dharmjeet Singh
27. Mungeli Present MLA Punnulal Mohale
28. Takhatpur Present MLA Rashmi Ashish Singh
29. Bilha Present MLA Dharam Lal Kaushik
30. Bilaspur Present MLA Shailesh Pandey
31. Beltara Present MLA Rajnish Kumar Singh
32. Masturi Present MLA Dr. Krishna Murti Bandhi
33. Akaltara Present MLA Saurabh Singh
34. Janjgir-Champa Present MLA Narayan Chandel
35. Sakti Present MLA Charan Das Mahant
36. Chandrapur Present MLA Ram Kumar Yadav
37. Jaijaipur Present MLA Keshav Prasad Chandra
38. Pamgarh Present MLA Indu Banjare
39. Saraipali Present MLA Kismat Lal Nand
40. Basna Present MLA Devendra Bahadur Singh
41. Khallari Present MLA Dwarikadhish Yadav
42. Mahasamund Present MLA Vinod Sevan Lal Chandrakar
43. Bilaigarh Present MLA Chandradev Prasad Rai
44. Kasdol Present MLA Shakuntala Sahu
45. Baloda Bazar Present MLA Pramod Kumar Sharma
46. Bhatapara Present MLA Shivratan Sharma
47. Dharsiwa Present MLA Anita Yogendra Sharma
48. Raipur City Gramin Present MLA Satyanarayan Sharma
49. Raipur City West Present MLA Vikas Upadhyay
50. Raipur City North Present MLA Kuldeep Juneja
51. Raipur City South Present MLA Brijmohan Agrawal
52. Arang Present MLA Dr. Shivkumar Dahariya
53. Abhanpur Present MLA Dhanendra Sahu
54. Rajim Present MLA Amitesh Shukla
55. Bindranawagarh Present MLA Damarudhar Pujar
56. Sihawa Present MLA Dr. Lakshmi Dhruw
57. Kurud Present MLA Ajay Chandrakar
58. Dhamtari Present MLA Ranjana Dipendra Sahu
59. Sanjari Balod Present MLA Sangeeta Sinha
60. Dondi Lahara Present MLA Anila Bhendia
61. Gunderdehi Present MLA Kunwer Singh Nishad
62. Patan Present MLA Bhupesh Baghel
63. Durg Gramin Present MLA Tamradhwaj Sahu
64. Durg City Present MLA Arun Vora
65. Bhilai Nagar Present MLA Devendra Yadav
66. Vaishali Nagar Present MLA Vidya Ratan Bhasin
67. Ahiwara Present MLA Guru Rudra Kumar
68. Saja Present MLA Ravindra Chaube
69. Bemetara Present MLA Ashish Kumar Chhabra
70. Navagarh Present MLA Gurudayal Singh Banjare
71. Pandariya Present MLA Mamta Chandrakar
72. Kawardha Present MLA Akbar Bhai
73. Khairagarh Present MLA Devwrat Singh
74. Dongargarh Present MLA Bhuneshwar Shobharam Baghel
75. Rajnandgaon Present MLA Dr. Raman Singh
76. Dongargaon Present MLA Daleshwar Sahu
77. Khujji Present MLA Chhanni Chandu Sahu
78. Mohala-Manpur  Present MLA Indrashah Mandavi
79. Antagarh Present MLA Anoop Nag
80. Bhanupratappur Present MLA Manoj Singh Mandavi
81. Kanker Present MLA Shishupal Shori
82. Keshkal Present MLA Sant Ram Netam
83. Kondagaon Present MLA Mohan Markam
84. Narainpur Present MLA Chandan Kashyap
85. Bastar Present MLA Baghel Lakheshwar
86. Jagdalpur Present MLA Rekhchand Jain
87. Chitrakot Present MLA Deepak Baij
88. Dantewara Present MLA Bhima Mandav
89. Bijapur Present MLA Vikram Mandavi
90. Konta Present MLA Kawasi Lakhma

Number of District  27

Name of the Districts

Balod
Baloda Bazar
Balrampur
Bastar
Bemetara
Bijapur
Bilaspur
Dantewada (South Bastar)
Dhamtari
Durg
Gariyaband
Janjgir-Champa
Jashpur
Kabirdham (Kawardha)
Kanker (North Bastar)
Kondagaon
Korba
Korea (Koriya)
Mahasamund
Mungeli
Narayanpur
Raigarh
Raipur
Rajnandgaon
Sukma
Surajpur
Surguja

Area 135,198.5 km2
Rank of state by Area 10
Population(2011) 25,545,198
Literacy rate  71.04%
Types Of Religion Hinduism (93.25%), Islam (2.01%), Christianity (1%), Sikhism (0.27%), Buddhism (0.27%), Jainism (0.24%),Sarnaism or not religious (3.01%)
Neighbouring States AP, MP, Odisha, Telangana, Maharashtra, UP, Jharkhand
Neighbouring Countries  – –
Main Language Hindi
Other Languages Chhattisgarhi
Biggest River Godavari River‎
Number of River 20 (Arpa (river), Godavari River, Gopad River, Hasdeo River, Ib River, Indravati River, Jonk River, Kanhar River, Mahanadi, Mand River, Pairi River, Rihand River, Sabari River, Sankh River, Shivnath River, Sondur River, Template, Taliperu River, Tandula river, Template:Godavari basin, Template:Mahanadi Basin)
Number Lake 11 (Budha Talab, Vivekanand Sarovar, Bhainsa Tal, Naya Lake Semartal, Sunga Lake, Sagar Lake, Sukha Lake, Bhilai Lake, Dalpat Sagar, Ganga Munda Lake, Indira Sarovar)
Coastline – –
Number of Beaches – –
Number of Mountains 02 (Maikala Range, Ramgharh Hills)
Agricultural land [Km2]  – –
Forest Land [Km2] 59772.389 Km2
Latitude 21.2787° N
Longitude 81.8661° E
City & Town Ambikapur, Bhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, Birgaon, Dhamatri, Durg, Jagdal Pur, Korba, Mahasamund, Raigarh, Raipur, Rajnadgaon
Transport & Communication Road, Railway, Air
AirPorts 04 (Bilaspur Airport, Jagdalpur Airport, Raigarh Airport, Swami Vivekananda Airport)
International Airports – –
Major Ports – –
Length of National Highways 3078.40 Km
Railway Length 1212.91 Km
Major Tourist Places Chitrakote Falls, Bhoramdeo Temple, Maitri Bagh, Teerathgarh Falls, Danteshwari Temple, Sanjay National Park, Mahamaya Temple, Nandan Van Zoo
Legislative Assembly Name The Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha
Emblem
State Dance Panthi, Rawat Nacha, Pandwani, Chaitra, Kaksar, Saila, Khamb-swang, Bhatra Naat, Rahas, Raai, Maao-Pata and Soowa are the several indigenous dance styles of Chhattisgarh
State Anthem
Cuisine The State of Chhattisgarh is known as the rice bowl of India and has a rich tradition of food culture
State Animal Wild water buffalo
State Bird Hill myna
State Flower  – –
State Fruit  – –
State tree Sal
Sport  – –
Number of National Park 03 (Indiravati National Park, Guru GhasiDas National Park, Kanger Ghati National Park)
Movie Industry Name  Chhollywood
Festivals Bastar Dussehra/ Durga Puja, Madai Festival, Pakhanjore Mela, Bastar Lokotsav, Rajim Kumbh Mela
Website www.cgstate.gov.in

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