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Pendra Road
Gaurella is located in Chhattisgarh
Location in Chhattisgarh, India
Coordinates: 22°46′N 81°52′E / 22.767°N 81.867°E / 22.767; 81.867Coordinates: 22°46′N 81°52′E / 22.767°N 81.867°E / 22.767; 81.867
Country  India
State Chhattisgarh
District Bilaspur
Population (2001)
 • Total 15,173
 • Official Hindi, Chhattisgarhi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 495117
Telephone code 07751

Gaurella, also known as Pendra road, is a town and nagar panchayat in Bilaspur district in the state of Chhattisgarh, India.


Pendra road is a well known Railway station on Bilaspur - Katni rail route of South East Central Railway. The people get down here to go to holy Tirth Amarkantak, the origin of rivers Narmada, Son and Juhila. Pendra road is the nearest railway station for Amarkantak and Jwaleshwar Mahadev, a well known temple of Shiva. Pendra road is full of natural beauty. Achanakmar wildlife century is just middle of the way to Bilaspur. Keonchi Tiraha is a junction for Pendraroad, amarkantak and Bilaspur. Pendraroad is fast growing tourist center for Achanakmar,Amarkantak,Aamadob,Jwaleshwardham and Pendraroad itself. many hotels,lodges,dharmshala and restaurant are easily available at Pendraroad, keonchi and Amarkantak. From Pendraroad all type of vehicles are available to enjoy the area. Pendraroad is One of the coolest place of chhattisgarh . This place is well known for its climate . This is the highest place of south east central railway 618.4 meters .

The climate in July, August and September is rainy, as the real monsoon months, but there is also some winter rain. February is about the only month which is dry. By Hemant Jagtyani


As of 2001 India census,[1] Pendra Road had a population of 15,173. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Pendra Road has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 64%. In Pendra Road, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.