Keskal

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Keskal
town (nagar panchayat)
Keskal is located in Chhattisgarh
Keskal
Keskal
Location in Chhattisgarh, India
Coordinates: 20°5′5″N 81°35′12″E / 20.08472°N 81.58667°E / 20.08472; 81.58667Coordinates: 20°5′5″N 81°35′12″E / 20.08472°N 81.58667°E / 20.08472; 81.58667
Country  India
State Chhattisgarh
District Bastar
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Chhattisgarhi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 494331
Telephone code 07848
Nearest city Kanker
Lok Sabha constituency Kanker

Keskal is a town in Bastar district formerly in Madhya Pradesh and now in Chhattisgarh, India.

Geography[edit]

It is located at an elevation of 651 m above MSL.[1]

Keskal has heavy bauxite deposits.

Location[edit]

Keskal is 129  km from Jagdalpur 150 km from Raipur, 30 km from Kanker and about 60 km north of Kondagaon.

Nearest airport is Raipur Airport and railway station is at Jagdalpur.

Keskal Ghat

Tourism[edit]

Keshkal Ghat is a nearby attraction.[2] It is a scenic spot and offers a spectacular view of the valley below. Keshkal PANCHAVATI is very famous spot of tourism. It is nearly 2 km (1 mi) from keshkal bus stand. GOBRAIEN is very famous pilgrim centre, where shiv linga temple is situated. Informations regarding this can be obtained from situated in Keshkal Bus Stand.

Dargah[edit]

There is a very famous dargah in keshkal known as kaliyar sareef-:dargah sabir piya kalyari.People of all walks of life come here and pray.It is one of the most known dargahs of chhattisgarh.People from state and adjoining states come here for ziyarat. It is Locally known as Ajnuman rayazemustafa Keshakal

Business and Economy[edit]

The major business done by the peoples of Keshkal are sale and purchase of grains like rice, wheat, maize, mahua etc.

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