Gaurela-Pendra-Marwahi forms 28th District of Chattisgarh

  • Bhupesh Baghel, Chief Minister (CM) of Chhattisgarh, inaugurated Gaurela-Pendra-Maewahias the 28th district state of the state. The new district, carved out of Bilaspur, has 3 tehsils (taluq) & 3 development blocks namely Gaurela, Pendra and Marwahi.

Key Points:

  • The new district comprises 166 gram panchayats, 222 villages and two nagar panchayats with an area of 1,68,225 hectares.
  • Bhupesh Baghel, CM also inaugurated offices of the collector and superintendent of police in the new district & approved Rs 18 crore for development works.
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