Kharsia is a small town in Raigarh.


Kharsia is located in Chhattisgarh
Kharsia, Chhattisgarh
Kharsia is located in India
Kharsia (India)
Coordinates: 21°58′N 83°07′E / 21.97°N 83.12°ECoordinates: 21°58′N 83°07′E / 21.97°N 83.12°E
Country India
245 m (804 ft)
 • Total18,020
 • OfficialHindi, Chhattisgarhi, Marwari
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationCG 13
Sex ratio2:1 /


Kharsia is located at 21°58′N 83°07′E / 21.97°N 83.12°E.[1] It has an average elevation of 245 metres (803 feet). But right now this small city has been facing pollution problem since last 3–4 years and nobody seems to have found any resolution to it. kharsia is high population city in raigharh


As of 2001 India census,[2] Kharsia had a population of 17,387. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kharsia has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 64.84%: male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 63%. In Kharsia, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Kharsia has witnessed major changes in its economic activities in last decade. It has very elaborate type of economy ranging from agriculture activities to ispat and power industries. Power plants have been installed around the city which are driving the financial system of the town and villages. Also known as "Kuber ki Nagri" because in Kharsia 1 out 4 people is\are millionaire.


Kharsia is a station on the Tatanagar–Bilaspur section of Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line. Kharsia is also well connected to major cities like Bilaspur, Raipur, Raigarh, Jharsuguda, Ambikapur through state and national highways. Nearest Airport in Raigarh 50 km .

Notable people

  • Late Lakhiram Agrawal, Former Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh BJP President and ex-Rajya Sabha MP
  • Late Nand Kumar Patel, President Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committees, First Home minister of Chhattisgar


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kharsia
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.

It is the politics hub of chhatishgarh where

Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh

Ambikapur is a city in Surguja district of Chhattisgarh. The district is one of the oldest districts of the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, in east-central India. Ambikapur is also the divisional headquarters of Surguja Division which consists of the five districts of Surguja, Korea, Balrampur, Surajpur and Jashpur.

Ambikapur was the capital of the Princely state of Surguja before Indian Independence. The name of the city is derived from the Hindu goddess Ambika (Mahamaya) Devi, who is the central figure of worship in the area. Ambikapur is the 8th largest city in Chhattisgarh.

Bhupesh Baghel ministry

The Bhupesh Baghel ministry is the Council of Ministers in 5th Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly headed by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel.. Currently, the ministry has 12 ministers including the Chief Minister.


Chhattisgarh (Chhattīsgaṛh, Hindi pronunciation: [/ˈtʃʰət̪ːisgəɽʱ/], translation: Thirty-Six Forts) is one of the 29 states of India, located in the centre-east of the country. It is the tenth-largest state in India, with an area of 135,191 km2 (52,198 sq mi). With a 2011 population of 25.5 million, Chhattisgarh is the 16th-most populated state in the country. A resource-rich state, it is a source of electricity and steel for the country, accounting for 15% of the total steel produced. Chhattisgarh is one of the fastest-developing states in India.The state was formed on 1 November 2000 by partitioning 10 Chhattisgarhi and 6 Gondi speaking southeastern districts of Madhya Pradesh. The capital city is Raipur. Chhattisgarh borders the states of Madhya Pradesh in the northwest, Uttar Pradesh in the north, Jharkhand in northeast, Maharashtra in the southwest, Telangana in the south, Odisha in the southeast. Currently the state comprises 27 districts.

The Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) of Chhattisgarh is ₹3.63 lakh crore (US$51 billion) and the per capita GSDP ₹102,762 (US$1,400)

Deaths in May 2013

The following is a list of notable deaths in May 2013.

Entries for each day are listed alphabetically by surname. A typical entry lists information in the following sequence:

Name, age, country of citizenship and reason for notability, established cause of death, reference.

Government of Chhattisgarh

The Government of Chhattisgarh also known as the State Government of Chhattisgarh, or locally as State Government, is the supreme governing authority of the Indian state of Chhattisgarh and its 27 districts. It consists of an executive, led by the Governor of Chhattisgarh, a judiciary and a legislative branch.

Like other states in India, the head of state of Chhattisgarh is the Governor, appointed by the President of India on the advice of the Central government. His or her post is largely ceremonial. The Chief Minister is the head of government and is vested with most of the executive powers. Raipur is the capital of Chhattisgarh, and houses the Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) and the secretariat. The Chhattisgarh High Court, located Bilaspur, has jurisdiction over the whole state.The present Legislative Assembly of Chhattisgarh is unicameral, consisting of 91 Members of Legislative Assembly (M.L.A) (90 elected and one nominated). Its term is 5 years, unless sooner dissolved.

Index of India-related articles

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List of India-related topics

People are listed by their first names.

Jawahar Nayak

Jawahar Nayak (January 10, 1954) is an Indian politician and member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Nayak was a member of the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly from the Kharsia constituency in Chhattisgarh.

Kharsia (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Kharsia Vidhan Sabha constituency is one of the 90 Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) constituencies of Chhattisgarh state in central India.It is part of Raigarh district.

Kutch Gurjar Kshatriyas contributions to the Indian railways

The Kutch Gurjar Kshatriyas (KGK) contributions to the Indian railways were widespread from the late 1850s to the latest reorganization of the Indian Railways infrastructure in 2003–2006. The community also widely known as Mistris of Kutch (or Mistry) migrated from Kutch to perform the work and were involved in the laying down of railway tracks and construction of rail bridges in almost all railway routes of undivided British India.

Lakhiram Agrawal

Lakhiram Agrawal (13 February 1932 – 24 January 2009) was an Indian politician from the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP). He was a member of the Rajya Sabha from 1990 to 2002 representing Madhya Pradesh and later Chhattisgarh. He was the state president of the BJP in Madhya Pradesh from 1990 to 2000, and became the state president of Chhattisgarh BJP after the bifurcation of Madhya Pradesh.

List of constituencies of the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly

Following are the list of Constituencies in the Legislative Assembly of Chhattisgarh

List of districts of Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh, a state of India, has 27 administrative districts.

At the time of separation from Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh originally had 16 districts. Two new districts: Bijapur and Narayanpur were carved out on May 11, 2007 and nine new districts on Jan 1, 2012. The new districts have been created by carving out the existing districts to facilitate more targeted, focused and closer administration. These districts have been named Sukma, Kondagaon, Balod, Bemetara, Baloda Bazar, Gariaband, Mungeli, Surajpur and Balrampur

Nand Kumar Patel

Nand Kumar Patel (8 November 1953 – 25 May 2013) was an Indian National Congress politician from the province of Chhattisgarh. He was elected to the Kharsia Assembly Constituency five times in a row (1990, 1993, 1998, 2003 and 2008).He was a cabinet minister in the state governments of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. He was kidnapped and killed by Naxalites during the 2013 Naxal attack in Darbha valley.On 25 May 2013, news broke that several Congress leaders were killed in a Naxalite attack on a Congress convoy. At first, Naxalites claimed to have kidnapped Nand Kumar Patel and his son Dinesh keeping up the hopes of their coming back alive. However, their bullet-ridden bodies were found in the Jiram valley in the Bastar district the next day.On 27 May, the Naxalites claimed responsibility for the attack by issuing a statement which called it a punishment for atrocities committed by the Salwa Judum, the counter-Naxalite paramilitary forces in the Bastar area, and claimed the attack was targeted at its leader, Mahendra Karma.The newly elected Chhattisgarh government has set up an SIT under Vivekanand Sinha to probe into the incident on January 2, 2019.

Raigarh (Lok Sabha constituency)

Raigarh Lok Sabha constituency is one of the eleven Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Chhattisgarh state in central India.

Tatanagar–Bilaspur section

The Tatanagar–Bilaspur section is part of the Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line and connects Tatanagar in the Indian state of Jharkhand and Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh. Part of one of the major trunk lines in the country, it passes through an industrial-mining area and handles high volumes of freight, particularly coal and iron ore.

Umesh Nandkumar Patel

Umesh Nandkumar Patel (born 26 November 1983) is an Indian politician, from Chhattisgarh. He is a member of the Indian National Congress and has been the president of the Chhattisgarh Youth Congress Committee since 10 September 2016. He represents the Kharsia constituency in the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly.He is minister of Higher Education of Chhattisgarh.

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