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For the Hindu personification of God, see Shakti. For the tugboat, see ST Sakti.
Sakti is located in Chhattisgarh
Location in Chhattisgarh, India
Coordinates: 22°02′N 82°58′E / 22.03°N 82.97°E / 22.03; 82.97Coordinates: 22°02′N 82°58′E / 22.03°N 82.97°E / 22.03; 82.97
Country  India
State Chhattisgarh
District Janjgir-Champa
Elevation 237 m (778 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 21,955
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Sakti is a town and a nagar palika in Janjgir-Champa district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. It was the seat of the princely Sakti State.


Sakti is located at 22°02′N 82°58′E / 22.03°N 82.97°E / 22.03; 82.97.[2] It has an average elevation of 237 metres (777 feet).


Sakti has a tropical wet and dry climate. Temperatures remain moderate through most of the year, though not from March to June, which can be extremely hot.The temperature in April–May sometimes rises above 44 °C .These summer months also have dry and hot winds. The city receives about 1,300 millimetres (51 in) of rain, mostly in the monsoon season from late June to early October. Winters last from November to January and are mild, although lows can fall to 5 °C (41 °F). The entire area including Sakti is passing through severe shortage of drinking water. Ground water is hard and resources are limited. If the problem of drinking water is not met timely, the entire terrain may be converted into desert in the years to come.

Maa Beri Wali Mandir


As of 2011 India census, Sakti had a population of 20,213. Males constitute 10,374 of the population and females 9,839.



Sakti is a Railway Station on the Tatanagar–Bilaspur section of Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line. Major trains stop here including Mumbai-Howrah Mail since beginning. It is also connected through National Highway No.200.


There Are Many Private And Government Schools In Sakti, Some Of Them Are


  • M.L.Jain H.S.School Sakti,
  • Anunay Convent Ms Sakti,
  • Prakhar public school (PPS),navdha chowk ,sakti
  • Govt. G.H.M.S. Sakti,
  • Little flower English Medium School
  • Adarsh B. Ms. Sakti,
  • J.B.D.A.V.Sch. Sakti,
  • Arunodaya Model C.S. Sakti,
  • Gitanjali Pub.Sch.Sakti,
  • Bal Shramik V. Sakti,
  • Govt. M.S. Kaserpara, Sakti,
  • Navjeevan Mukbadhir School Sakti,
  • Govt. P.S.Sarwani Sakti,
  • NPS Akharabhatha Sakti,
  • NPS Sosaiti Chaowk Sakti,
  • Ps. Sadar Boys Sakti
  • Ps. Steshion Para (Sakti),
  • Shishu Bharati P.M.S. Sakti,
  • UPS Sadar Sakti,
  • Ps. Sadar Girls Sakti,

Notable Persons[edit]

Aayush Agrawal - CMA rank holder ( AIR 12 in Inter and AIR 9 in Final)


Dr.Sanjay Alung-Chhattisgarh ki Riyaste/Princely stastes aur Jamindariyaa (Vaibhav Prakashan, Raipur1, ISBN 81-89244-96-5)

Dr.Sanjay Alung-Chhattisgarh ki Janjaatiyaa/Tribes aur Jatiyaa/Castes (Mansi publication, Delhi6, ISBN 978-81-89559-32-8)

  1. ^ "Census of India Search details". Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Sakti

External links[edit]

  • The Golden Book of India; Lethbridge, Roper, MacMillan & Co., 1893, p. 475