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About Bagbahara

Bagbahara which is almost 90 kilometers away from the State Capital Raipur is home to numerous tribal communities. Various tribal communities like Sonar, Kharai, Kanwar, Kamar, Munda, Bahalia and Binjhwar and so on have made the citytheir home. Also, the town is well-known for the granites, limestone rocks, etc. Besides these lime-stones, such rocks are even seen at dolerite and neo-granite, quartz, shale, and others. Because of these rocks, such mining activities are performed on a large scale.

About Bagbahara
Maa Chandi Temple

Geography in Bagbahara

Bagbahara in Mahasamund district is situated just 35 kilometers from the Mahasamund District headquarters towards the East. Bagbahara is situated in the 21.03° latitude towards the North, and 82.38 ° longitude towards the East, with an average altitude of 360 metres above the sea level. This hamlet of Bagbahara Kala is skirted by Pithora Tehsil (North side); while, Mahasamund Tehsil appears at the western side; but, Nuapada and Chhurra Tehsil are the regions towards the South. And other nearby places to Bagbahara Kala include Basna and Mahasamund, as well as Baloda Bazar and Gobranawapara.

Climate in Bagbahara

The climate in Bagbahara remains too hot during summer season which falls in between April to June. While the highest average day temperature is about 32°C to 47°C. The total annual temperature is approximately 26.5° C. The month of May becomes the warmest month with an average temperature of 34.9 °C; and in the month of December, the average temperature will be approximately 20.0° C, which is the lowest average temperature in the entire year.During winter, the rainfall seems to be too less; and in summer season, the average annual precipitation is about 1413 mm; and month of November is considered as the driest month with 4 mm of rainfall. And the highest rainfall is found during the month of July with an average of 444 mm; however, this precipitation differs between the driest and the wettest month. While, the average temperature differs yearly by 14.9° C.

Demography in Bagbahara

As per the 2001 India census, the total population in this city (Bagbahara) was 16,746; out of which, both male and female population were 50 percent each. While, the population of infants below the age of 6 was about 15 percent. And the average literacy rate was 59 percent; amongst which, the male literacy rate was 59 percent, and female literacy rate includes 41 percent. The language spoken here is Chhattisgarhi and Hindi.

Economy in Bagbahara

Many people in the town of Bagbahara, have made farming as their source of income. Also, the economy of Bagbahara depends upon the rice mills that have been established in this place. Besides these, several small and large scale factories are also organized, and due to which poor people have been employed.

Culture and Festivals of Bagbahara

Culture of Bagbahara is just the reflection of festivals celebrated in the city. The most common festivals that are celebrated here are the Dusshera, Durga Puja, Ganesh Puja, Maghi Purnima, Guru Ghasidas birthday, and so on. During ‘Maghi Purnima’, even birthday of Guru Ghasidas is celebrated, and the most popular dance called ‘Panthi’ is performed. The dance called ‘Pandwani’, is a kind of folk ballad dance that is performed with great enthusiasm, which reflects the life story of the 'Pandavas' (Characters in the Mahabharata Epics). There is another folk dance, which is popularly known as ‘Raut Nacha’ is performed by cowherds and Yaduvanshis (meaning 'Clan of Yadu'). One more traditional folk dance that is executed by Soowa or Suwa (a Parrot Dance) is the tribal dance performed here. Karma dance is one more interesting dance that is performed by the tribal people like Gonds, the Oraons, as well as the Baigas.

Food in Bagbahara

When you visit Bagbahara, you will definitely find it exciting to taste the Arhar dal and Urd Dal, as well as taste the excellent Lauki, including Papita, the Rakhia, and others. One can also taste some food such as the Kusli and Khurma, the Lentil Pudding, as well as Lavang Lata, and Jalebi, etc. You can have these in the popular restaurants and hotels. Even you can eat street food, if you wish to taste the street food here.

Tourism in Bagbahara

Bagbahara is a small hamlet, and there are very less attractions in this town. But, the interesting fact is that, this city is still highlighted with the very few attractions. One of such beautiful attractions include the Chandi Dongri (a sacred shrine) that has been visited by several tourists especially during the festival of Navaratri.

Transportation in Bagbahara

The town of Bagbahara remains connected with many parts of the country and can be reached easily by road or railway transportation. One can reach Mahasamund in just 10 minutes through bus, as there are direct buses to Raipur as well as Orissa, depends upon the bus schedule. Raipur is one of the best junctions that is too near to Bagbahara tehsil, even Mahasamund is not that far to reach. Similarly, you can select Vishakapatnam Railway Junction. Apart from these, there are many routes which are well connected by the State National Highway and Rail Route. The Bagbahara Railway Junction is too near to the Bagbahara Kala. But, Raipur Junction is found to be the major railway station which is just 91 kms away from the Bagbahara Kala. This tehsil (Bagbahara) can also be reached by flight till Mahasamund and other routes.

Healthcare in Bagbahara

Bagbahara is a small village with very few clinics and hospitals; however, you can get good treatment, in the hospitals or clinics that are located in the nearby cities or towns. You can get any treatment like ayurvedic, homeopathy, allopathy, etc. One can find even big hospitals at these surrounding cities, with the latest equipments to treat any kind of health disorders.

Baba Ramdev Patanjali Arogya Kendra (Ayurvedic Medicine Clinics)
Address : Railway Station Chowk,
Bagbahara Road, Near Mahasamund Railway Station,
City : Bagbahara,
Pin Code : 493449, (Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh)
Mobile : +91 998 113 2184, +91 966 910 3356

Shopping in Bagbahara

If you wish to shop in Bagbahara, you can get fancy designer clothes from Navrang Fancy Cloth Stores or Bharat Cloth stores, etc., where you will find boutiques for both young and adults. Apart from these, you can also purchase jeweleries, electronic products, etc. in the malls or shops located at this town. You can even purchase the amazing paintings and artwork, which are most popular in this city. Also, you can find various tribal artefacts, which are kept for sale in the weekly markets, inside and surrounding the city. One can even find tourists purchasing gifts that highlights the traditions of this city as well as the entire state of Chhattisgarh.

Garments Shops in Bagbahara

Navrang Fancy Cloth Stores
Address : Main Road,
City : Bagbahara,
Pin Code : 493449, (Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh)

Bharat Cloth and Readymade
Address : Main Road,
City : Bagbahara,
Pin Code : 493449, (Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh)

Sumeet Bazar
Address : Main Road,
City : Bagbahara,
Pin Code : 493449, (Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh)

General Stores in Bagbahara

Bhawani General Store
Address : No-47, Bagbahara Road,
Near Kallari Matta Mandir,
City : Bagbahara,
Pin Code : 493445, (Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh)
Phone : 0772 322 2180

Utility Services in Bagbahara

Like other villages/towns, many utilities and services are available in the entire Bagbahara, and some of the services include banks like CG Gramin Bank, Bank of Baroda, etc. Even you can find services such as electrical, electronics, telephone, as well as automobile services, also includes petrol pumps and some other utilities and services in Bagbahara.

Banks in Bagbahara

Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank
Address : Bagbahara Road,
City : Bagbahara,
Pin Code : 493445, (Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh)
Mobile : +91 770 724 2741

CG Gramin Bank
Address : NH-59, Bagbahara Road, Chhattisgarh 493449
City : Bagbahara,
Pin Code : 493445, (Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh)
Bank Of Baroda
Address : Bagbahara Road,
City : Bagbahara,
Pin Code : 493445, (Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh)

Dena Bank
Address : Main Road,
City : Bagbahara,
Pin Code : 493445, (Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh)
Phone : 0770 724 2922

HDFC Bank
Address : Raipur Road,
Ward No-1, Shankar Nagar,
Mahasamund,
City : Bagbahara,
Pin Code : 493445,(Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh)

IDBI Bank
Address : NH-217, Swami Complex,
Near Saify Petrol Pump,
Bagbahara Road,
City : Bagbahara,
Pin Code : 493445,(Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh)
Mobile : +91 920 391 6531, +91 920 391 6538
Phone : 0180 022 6999

Petrol Pumps in Bagbahara

Indian Oil Petrol Bunk
Address : Petrol Bunk,
City : Bagbahara,
Pin Code : 493445, (Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh)
Mobile : +91 940 002 4365

Indian Oil Petrol Bunk
Address : Bagbahara,
City : Bagbahara
Pin code : 493449, (Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh)

Bagbahara at a glance

Country : India
State : Chhattisgarh
District : Mahasamund
Elevation : 360 m (1,180 ft)
Population (2011)
• Total : 19,529
Languages
• Official : Hindi, Chhattisgarhi
Time zone : IST (UTC+5:30)


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