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Saraipali is a city and a municipality in Mahasamund district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. First Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Late Pandit Ravishankar Shukla was elected from Saraipali constituency.

Saraipali
Nickname(s): SPL
Saraipali is located in Chhattisgarh
Saraipali
Saraipali
Location in Chhattisgarh, India
Saraipali is located in India
Saraipali
Saraipali
Saraipali (India)
Coordinates: 21°20′N 83°00′E / 21.33°N 83.0°E / 21.33; 83.0Coordinates: 21°20′N 83°00′E / 21.33°N 83.0°E / 21.33; 83.0
Country  India
State Chhattisgarh
District Mahasamund
Government
 • Type Nagar Palika
 • Body Nagar Palika Parishad Saraipali
Population (2011)
 • Total 20,118
Languages
 • Official Odia, Chhattisgarhi, Sambalpuri, Marwari
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
493558 493558
Vehicle registration CG 06

Saraipali Tahsil, with population of about 1.9 lakh is Mahasamund district's the 3rd least populous sub district, located in Mahasamund district of the state Chhattisgarh in India. There are 235 villages in the sub district, among them Toshgaon is the most populous village with population of 2854 and Katangpali is the least populous village with population of 13. Bondanawa Pali is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 10 km2 and Debrigarh is the smallest with 0 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Saraipali Nagar Panchayat.06

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GeographyEdit

Saraipali is located on the border of Chhattisgarh and Orrissa in the Mahasamund district, 157 kilometres (98 mi) east of the state capital, Raipur. The nearest towns are Basna (20 kilometres (12 mi) west), Padampur (37 kilometres (23 mi) south), Bargarh (66 kilometres (41 mi) east) Sarsiwan (40 kilometres (25 mi) north) and Sarangarh (40 kilometres (25 mi) north). It is one of the fastest growing towns in the Mahasamund district and as of the 2011 census had a population of approximately 20,118. The town does not have an airport or a railway station but there are many bus routes connecting with other towns and cities. Saraipali has many banks, finance and insurance companies, vehicle showrooms and other shops, although there is no mall.

PoliticsEdit

The present President of Municipality is Smt. Saraswati Chandrakumar Patel (BJP) and MLA of Saraipali is Shree Ramlal Chauhan (BJP). 1st Mla- Pt.Ravishankar Shukla 1st president of municipal co.-Lt.Virendra Singh 1st Female president of municipal co.-Smt Shani Amar Bagga

EducationEdit

Schools-

  • K.G. Convent Hr. Sec.School
  • Govt. Adarsh Hr. Sec. School (CBSE) Saraipali
  • New Creation International School
  • IEMBH School
  • Pratibha Public School (Hindi+English)
  • St. Vincent Palloti Eng. School
  • Eva's Woodland Eng. Med. School
  • St. Stephen's Model Eng. School
  • Eklavya Eng. Med. School
  • Sharda Public School
  • Genesis English Med. School, Nawagarh
  • National Public School, Saraipali
  • JNV Saraipali
  • Saraswati Sishu Mandir Hr. Sec. School
  • Central school (KV) Saraipali
  • Kanha Public School.

Colleges-

  • Ramchandi College
  • Lt. Raja Virendra Bahadur Singh Govt. College
  • Govt. Phuljhar College
  • Govt. ITI saraipali
  • Pratibha ITI
  • Pratibha College of Education
  • Pratibha Fuljhar College
  • Govt. College Baloda

HealthcareEdit

  • Bharti Hospital, Geeta Bhavan Saraipali
  • 100 Bedseat Govt. Hospital, Bhanwarpur Road Saraipali
  • City Dispensry, Main Road Saraipali
  • Arpita Hospital, Near Ghanteswari Temple
  • Pushpa Hospital Chhuipali

Media and entertainmentEdit

  • Sanjana Cinemas, Sarsiwan Road Saraipali

Press and reportersEdit

  • Janab khan
  • Suresh Gupta
  • Bhagwandas agrawal
  • Pankaj Bagga
  • Romi Saluja
  • Awdhesh Agrawal
  • Sandeep Agrawal
  • Ramkumar patel
  • Saurab Goyal

Localities and places of worshipEdit

Local Temples

  • Shree Durga Mata Temple
  • Gayatri Mata Temple
  • Panchwn Shiv Mandir
  • Shree Ram Mandir Temple
  • Laxmi Narayan Temple
  • Lord Shiva Temple
  • Sai Baba Temple
  • Shiva temple jhilmila
  • Shani Dev Temple
  • Radha Krishna Temple
  • Shree Guru Singh Sabha

There are many other Churches, Mosques and Gurdwaras serving various religious groups

  • Jai Stambh Chowk
  • Bada Talab, Padampur Road
  • Pushp Vaatika
  • Naya Krishi Mandi
  • Ghadi chowk,Basti saraipali Marg
  • Bablu Mobile Infront Of Police Station
  • Sahid Lalit Budek Chowk sarsiwa road

RestaurantsEdit

  • Arvind's Kitchen, In front of Tehsil office, NH-53
  • Highway Shree Restaurant, Hotel Shree, NH-53
  • Royal Restaurant, Hotel Krishna Palace, Bhanwarpur Road
  • Shivani Restaurant, Bharti Hospital Campus, Gita Bhawan
  • Golden Bird Restaurant, Near Bhanwarpur Road

DemographicsEdit

As of 2011 India,[1] Saraipali had a population of 20118. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Saraipali has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 63%. In Saraipali, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.