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Captivating Bilaspur Division

Subtitle: Chhattisgarh, India

Authored By: Bishnu Mohan Panda

Publisher:  Authorspress

ISBN-13: 9789387281936

Year of Publication: 2018

Pages: 136

                                       Binding: Paperback(PB)

Category:  History / Political Science / Current Affairs

Price in Rs. 245.00

                             Price in (USA) $. 29.95

Inclusive of All Taxes (After 30% Discount on the Printed Price)

Book Description

Book Contents


About the Book


Captivating Bilaspur Divisioncovers five districts of Chhattisgarh - Bilaspur, Raigarh, Korba, Janjgir-Champa and Mungeli. It is an attempt by the author to give an idea about the beauty of this area, in totality. The book describes in details about the scenic spots, mesmerising waterfalls, ancient rock-paintings dating back to pre-historic period for more than 5000 BC.With one of the oldest sculptures on earth at Raigarh, temples with legends attached with them, the crafts, culture, dance and festivals of the area, with different customs associated with them.

Going through the book, one will have an idea about the unique statue of Rudra Shiv at Tala, which is one of it’s kind in the world. Worship of Mahisasur, in some villages of Korba and Bilaspur is also rare, in other parts of the country. The thrills of exploring a tiger at Achanakmar, to offer prayer and seek blessings at the temples of Ratanpur and Mallhar, boating in the crystal clear water at Golden islands (Mauritius of the state) In Hasdeo river and Scenic beauty of Ghaiturgarh fort (Kashmir of the state) at korba in the rains, will attract any visitor.

The miracle at Kabir Ghobutara, i.e., surfacing of whitish elements in it’s bottom, every day at a particular time from an unknown source in rocks will astonish any one. The Kosa silk of the area is the only fabric in the world, which is produced by thigh reeling yarn. The beautiful handloom weaved Kosa Sarees and Dhokra items of Ektal village in Raigarh, will be a prized possession for any one.

As no one can replicate Bilaspur Division of Chhattisgarh, without visit and seeing the place in one's own eye, the author also requests, one and all, to visit at least once, to this beautiful area, to have a feel of the place and to have a life time experience.

About the Author


The author was General Manager of PNB, director of EVERESTBANK LTD., NEPAL and Ex. Director in the boards of manycompanies. Presently, the author is engaged as a financial advisor in REC Power Distribution Company Ltd. (fully-owned subsidiary of REC LTD., A GOVT. OF INDIA ENTERPRISE).

For PROFESSIONAL requirement, the Author had the opportunity tovisit different parts of the country and outside.The author is a passionatetraveller and many places attract him and Bilaspur division of Chhattisgarh (which comprises districts of Bilaspur, Janjgir-Champa, Korba, Raigarh and Mungeli), is one of them.The author has researched a lot about this area and people, which is one of the most ancient land, with tribal and simple people inhabiting the area. The present book - Captivating Bilaspur Division - is the outcome of said efforts. This book along with other books of the author i.e. Beautiful Bastar, Uncharted Surguja and Unique Raipur and Durg Divisions will give a complete view, about the tourist places, crafts and culture of entire state of Chhattisgarh, along with an idea about the trails of Lord Ram during exile, in the state.