List of districts in Chhattisgarh
At the time of separation from Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh originally had 16 districts. Two new districts: Bijapur and Narayanpur were carved out on May 11, 2007 and nine new districts on Jan 1, 2012. The new districts have been created by carving out the existing districts to facilitate more targeted, focused and closer administration. These districts have been named Sukma, Kondagaon, Balod, Bemetara, Baloda Bazar, Gariaband, Mungeli, Surajpur and Balrampur.A new District Gaurela-Pendra-Marwahi came into existence on 10 February 2020 as the 28th district
Districts of Chhattisgarh[change | change source]
- Kanker (Uttar Bastar)
- Jagdalpur (Madhya Bastar)
- Dantewada (Dakshin Bastar)
References[change | change source]
- "2 new districts formed in Chhattisgarh". May 12, 2007.
- Anita (2 January 2012). "Chhattisgarh gets New Year gift - 9 new districts!". Oneindia. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
- "Electoral rolls". Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Chhattisgarh. Archived from the original on 2012-03-05.
- Chhattisgarh at a glance-2002 Archived 2012-04-04 at the Wayback Machine Govt. of Chhattisgarh ofiicial website.
- List of Chhattisgarh District Centres Archived 2012-02-20 at the Wayback Machine at NIC, Chhattisgarh official Portal
- Mathew, K.M. (ed.). Manorama Yearbook 2008, Kottayam: Malayala Manorama, ISSN 0542-5778, p.518
Further reading[change | change source]
- Alanga, Sanjaya. छत्तीसगढ़ की पूर्व रियासतें और जमीन्दारियाँ [The former princely states of Chhattisgarh and Jmindariya] (in Hindi). Raipur: Vaibhav Prakashan. ISBN 81-89244-96-5.
- Alanga, Sanjaya. Chattīsagaṛha kī janajātiyām̐ aura jātiyām̐ [Tribes and castes of Chhattīsgarh] (in Hindi). Delhi: Mansi Publication. ISBN 978-81-89559-32-8.