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Lingiyadih is located in Chhattisgarh
Lingiyadih is located in India
Location in Chhattisgarh, India
Coordinates: 22°04′55″N 82°10′48″E / 22.081909°N 82.179901°E / 22.081909; 82.179901Coordinates: 22°04′55″N 82°10′48″E / 22.081909°N 82.179901°E / 22.081909; 82.179901
Country  India
State Chhattisgarh
District Bilaspur
Population (2001)
 • Total 15,769
 • Official Hindi, Chhattisgarhi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration CG

Lingiyadih is a census town in Bilaspur district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Lingiyadih had a population of 15,769. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Lingiyadih has an average literacy rate of 65%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 57%. In Lingiyadih, 16% of the population is under six years of age.

Ligniyadih is satellite town of Bilaspur, which was once a village located just across Arpa River flowing across Bilaspur town.

For many years, there was a large brick-kiln owned by Mulji Jagmal Sawaria, who had laid a private narrow gauge line in year 1935 for transportation of bricks across Arpa River over a railway-bridge built by him connecting kiln to his work office at Jagmal Block in Bilaspur. These railway line was dismantled in 1948.[2]


  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. 
  2. ^ Diary of Golden Days at Jharia – A Memoir and History of Gurjar Kashtriya Samaj of Kutch in Coalfields of Jharia – written by Natwarlal Devram Jethwa of Calcutta(1998):pp:41:Rai Sahib Mulji Jagmal Sawaria - Life sketch.