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Nickname(s): SPL
Saraipali is located in Chhattisgarh
Location in Chhattisgarh, India
Coordinates: 21°20′N 83°00′E / 21.33°N 83.0°E / 21.33; 83.0Coordinates: 21°20′N 83°00′E / 21.33°N 83.0°E / 21.33; 83.0
Country  India
State Chhattisgarh
District Mahasamund
Population (2011)
 • Total 20,118
 • Official Hindi, Chhattisgarhi, Sambalpuri, Marwari
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Saraipali is a city and a Municipality in Mahasamund district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.

First Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Late Pandit Ravishankar Shukla JI had been elected from Saraipali.


Saraipali is located on the border of Chhattisgarh and Orrissa in the Mahasamund district, 157 kilometres (98 mi) east of the state capital, Raipur. The nearest towns are Basna (20 kilometres (12 mi) west), Padampur (37 kilometres (23 mi) south),Bargarh (66 kilometres (41 mi) east) Sarsiwan (40 kilometres (25 mi) north) and Sarangarh (40 kilometres (25 mi) north). It is one of the fastest growing towns in the Mahasamund district and as of the 2011 census had a population of approximately 25000. The town does not have an airport or a railway station but there are many bus routes connecting with other towns and cities.

Local temples include Shree Durga Temple, Gayatri Mata Temple, Sheetla Mata Temple, Shree Radha Krishna Temple, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Lord Shiva Temple, Shani Dev Temple, Sai Baba Temple, Shree Ram Mandir Temple along with many other churches, mosques and gurdwaras serving various religious groups.

The town is served by the Hotel Radhika Inn, Hotel Shree the Krishna Palace Hotel and many others.


For Education SPL has schools like

  • New Creation International School
  • IEMBH School
  • Pratibha Public School (Hindi+English)
  • KG Convent Eng. Med School
  • St. Vincent Palloti Eng. School
  • Eva's Woodland Eng. Med. School
  • St. Stephen's Model Eng. School
  • Eklavya Eng. Med. School
  • Sharda Public School
  • Ramchandi College
  • Kamal institute of Tech. and Management
  • Lt. Raja Virendra

Bahadur Singh Govt. College

  • Govt. ITI saraipali


As of 2011 India,[1] Saraipali had a population of 20118. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Saraipali has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 63%. In Saraipali, 14% 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.