Gaurella, also known as Pendra road, is a village and gram panchayat in Bilaspur district in the state of Chhattisgarh, India.

Gaurella is the location of the Pendra Road railway station on Bilaspur - Katni rail route of South East Central Railway, and is the point on the s.e.c. railway. Height from sea level is 618.4 m. The station is nearest to Amarkantak, and Jwaleshwar Mahadev temple. To visit amarkantak alight Pendra road rly station.

The town is a destination for holy Tirth Amarkantak, and is a growing tourist centre in the region.

Pendra Road
Nickname(s): near harri
Gaurella is located in Chhattisgarh
Location in Chhattisgarh, India
Gaurella is located in India
Gaurella (India)
Coordinates: 22°46′N 81°52′E / 22.767°N 81.867°ECoordinates: 22°46′N 81°52′E / 22.767°N 81.867°E
Country  India
State Chhattisgarh
District Bilaspur
 • Type nagar panchayat
Population (2001)
 • Total 15,173
 • Official Hindi, Chhattisgarhi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 495117
Telephone code 07751
Vehicle registration CG 10


Gaurella's monsoon season takes place in July, August, and September. However, the village experiences rain throughout the year, with February being the only month that is normally dry.


As of the 2001 Indian census,[1] Gaurella had a population of 15,173. Males constituted 51% of the population and females 49%. The average literacy rate in the village was 22%, substantially lower than the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy was 29%, and female literacy 14%.


  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.

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