Raipur

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A Hindu temple by the railway station

Raipur is the capital city of the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.[1] The state of Chhatisgarh was formed on 1 November 2000.[2] Before this, Raipur was in the state of Madhya Pradesh.

In this city, many types of rice are grown. So, this city is also called the "rice bowl of India".[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Majid Husain. Understanding: Geographical: Map Entries: for Civil Services Examinations: Second Edition. Tata McGraw-Hill Education. pp. 3–. ISBN 978-0-07-070288-2. Retrieved 15 July 2012.
  2. Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI). The Right to Information and Panchayati Raj Institutions:Chhattisgarh as a Case Study (2006). Chri. pp. 3–. ISBN 978-81-88205-24-0. Retrieved 15 July 2012.
  3. Elisabetta Basile; Ishita Mukhopadhyay (1 July 2009). The Changing Identity of Rural India: A Socio-Historic Analysis. Anthem Press. pp. 272–. ISBN 978-81-907570-2-7. Retrieved 15 July 2012.