Mehmand City

The picturesque state of Chhattisgarh has plenty to be spoken of. The state was formed by integrating 16 districts of Madhya Pradesh on a linguistic basis. Apart from the rich mineral deposits, burgeoning industries and agricultural produce, the towns and cities of the likes of Mehmand also deserve special mention.

Mehmand is a puny census town sited in Bilaspur, the district that is famed for its production of crops and popularly nicknamed the country's "rice bowl" or as the local connotation goes "Dhan-ka-Katora". According to the Census reports prepared for the year 2001, the population indices of Mehmand are a mere 5765. The sparsely populated state has a male female ratio of 52:48. The town has a moderate literacy rate of 53%. The men however have a significant edge over the women with a literacy rate of 66% as compared to the female literacy rate of 39%.

The sleepy little town of Mehmand exudes a magical aura of an old-world charm. The mind-blowing landscapes and lush green meadows dotted by sylvan water bodies and meandering rivers are truly s delight for tourists looking forward to a break away from the chaotic city life and spend a few days amidst the tranquil quietude on the lap of nature.

Apart from Mehmand town, Bilaspur district is a treasure trove of traditional cultural delights. The ancient majestic and crenellated forts of the erstwhile capital of Ratanpur, the venerable shrines at Malhar, and the legendary 'Deorani-Jethani' temples are the noteworthy tourist destinations of the district.

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Last Updated on : 29th March 2013