Lying very close to the border of Orissa, the town of Basna is an important part of the Mahasamund Distrcit of Chhattisgarh. Lying between the geographical location of north latitude 21°28' and east longitude 82°82', Basna is situated at an altitude of two hundred and sixty six meters. The Basna Town is one of Cities in Chattisgarh, which has attachment with the great epic - Ramayana. It is believed that Narsinghnath near Basna was visited by Rama and Sita during their fourteen years of Vanvas or exile.
Narsinghnath is a major tourist attraction in Basna. Thousands of pilgrim and tourists visit the area every year. Very near to Basna, the stretch of lush green forest is also a place of interest for the wild life freaks.
Last Updated on : 29th March 2013