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Janjgir-Champa District



Janjgir-Champa District is situated in the center of Chhattisgarh, and is considered as the 'Heart of Chhattisgarh'. Covering an area of around 4,466 sq km, it has a population of 1.3 million. Janjgir is the district headquarters. Janjgir-Champa is rich in its cultural heritage. The most famous and popular folk plays are Chandaini, Sonha-Bihan, Lorik-Chanda, Kari, Hareli, and Gammatiha. Rahas is a modern folk play. The major tourist destinations are the Vishnu Mandir, Lord Shiva Mandir, Tripur Sundar Devi Temple, Laxminarayan Temple, Kanhara, Dewarghata, and Damudhara. The Naila and Champa railway stations are about 3 and 9 km away respectively from Janjgir.


Updated on 7th June, 2005

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