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|• Body||Gram Panchayat|
|• Official||Hindi, Chhattisgarhi|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Nearest city||Rajim 15Km south of champaran|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Raipur|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Rajim|
|Civic agency||Gram Panchayat|
The village is identified with Champaranya and therefore has religious significance as the birthplace of the Saint Mahaprabhu Vallabhacharya, the reformer and founder of the Vallabh sect also known as Pushtimarg. A temple has been constructed in his honour. Near this is a temple of Champakeshwara Mahadeva. There are 2 Baithakji's of lord Vallabhacharya Chaurasi Bethak.
There are two temples dedicated to Shri Mahaprabhuji in Champaran. The first one is known as Prakatya Baithakji Mandir, where seva is performed by Param Pujya Goswami 108 shri Vrajjivanlalji maharajshri and his 2 sons Goswami Shri Dwarkeshlalji and Shri Purshottamlalji. The second Baithakji is Mool Prakatya that is normally known as Chhatti Baithak. In this temple seva is done by Goswami shri Vallabhlalji and Shri Raghunathlalji (Shri Pinky Bawa) of 5th house of Kamvan. Apart from this there is a Haveli temple dedicated to Shree Girirajji and Shree Balkrishnalalji. A small stream of Mahanadi River flows near the temple which is believed to be from Yamuna river and worshipped. Mahaprabhuji's Prakatya Utsav is celebrated every year on eleventh day of Baisakh and many of followers of the sect gather at the temple to pay homage. The Annual Fair of Champaran is held with great festivities in the month of Magh every year. Large number of pushtimargiya vaishnavs visit champaran every year. 
Nearest airport and Railway station is capital city of Raipur.you can easily book a taxi or get a bus for champaran very easily.
Champaran is accessible from Raipur both via Arang. From the junction of Arang-Rajim Road at the village of Jonda, there is a paved road to Champaran. Buses are available from Raipur and Arang.
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