Bhatapara

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Bhatapara
city
Bhatapara is located in Chhattisgarh
Bhatapara
Bhatapara
Bhatapara is located in India
Bhatapara
Bhatapara
Location in Chhattisgarh, India
Coordinates: 21°44′N 81°56′E / 21.73°N 81.93°E / 21.73; 81.93Coordinates: 21°44′N 81°56′E / 21.73°N 81.93°E / 21.73; 81.93
Country  India
State Chhattisgarh
District Balodabazar-Bhatapara
Elevation 261 m (856 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 50,080
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Chhattisgarhi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration CG

Bhatapara is a city and a nagar palika in Baloda Bazar - Bhatapara district in the state of Chhattisgarh, India.

current MLA of Bhatapara- Shivratan Sharma from BJP ( since 2013 )

Bhatapara is a municipal or Nagar Pallika town. It has a full fledged municipal civic body to look after all its day to day civic administration. For better administration it has been divided into several wards. Election for these wards are held in once in every 5 years. Bhatapara Municipal Council is responsible for supplying water to all households, sewage maintenance, constructing new highways and collection of property tax etc. Another very important local administrator is Balodabazar-Bhatapara District Collector. A District Collector is actually head of the entire and discharges many duties and responsibilities that determine the fate of entire district. 

Bhatapara is famous for Mills and Famous for Semaria Ghat Mela, RamNaam Saptah also.

Geography[edit]

Bhatapara is located at 21°44′N 81°56′E / 21.73°N 81.93°E / 21.73; 81.93.[1] It has an average elevation of 261 metres (856 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 Indian census,[2] Bhatapara had a population of 96784. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Bhatapara has an average literacy rate of 65%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 74% and female literacy of 55%. 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Transport[edit]

Bhatapara Railway station on the Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line.South-East Central Railway zone.A major spot between Bilaspur and Raipur rail line.

Near stations- Hathband , Tilda , Nipania , Dagori , Bilha.

References[edit]

Template:Baloda bazar district