What is the speciality of " Bilaspur " ?
Bilaspur is the second largest city of Chhattisgarh state. Situated on the banks of River Arpa, Bilaspur is 114 kms from state's capital towards the north-east.
Chhattisgarh High Court was is setup in Bilaspur simultaneously on 1st November 2000 when the Chhattisgarh State was constituted, by viritue of which Bilaspur is also referred to as Nayaydhani ( - "legal" capital) of Chhattisgarh State.
The local administration body of the city is Bilaspur Nagar Nigam - Bilaspur Municipal Corporation. Bilaspur has 55 wards. Each ward elects a corporator for a tenure of 5 years.
Bilaspur has an history of about 400 odd years and was named after a beautiful fisherwoman Bilasa. In those days Ratanpur was the capital and the modern day Bilaspur used to be a small settlement on the banks of River Arpa.
There are two tales related to the fisherwoman. ...more
- Kanan Pendari Zoo
- Bilasa Tal
- Kopra Dam
- Temple (Ruined), Gatora
- Arpa River Chhat Puja Ghat
- Bubble Island