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Takhatpur is located in Chhattisgarh
Location in Chhattisgarh, India
Takhatpur is located in India
Takhatpur (India)
Coordinates: 22°09′N 81°52′E / 22.15°N 81.87°E / 22.15; 81.87Coordinates: 22°09′N 81°52′E / 22.15°N 81.87°E / 22.15; 81.87
Country India
Founded byTakhat Singh of Kalchuri Dynasty[citation needed]
 • Bodynagar palika
269 m (883 ft)
 • Total21,968
 • OfficialHindi, Chhattisgarhi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationCG 10

Takhatpur is a City and a nagar palika in Bilaspur district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.


Takhatpur is located at 22°09′N 81°52′E / 22.15°N 81.87°E / 22.15; 81.87.[1] It has an average elevation of 269 metres (882 feet).

one govt. polytechnics and govt. ITI Technical Educational and govt.JMP Collage . Takhatpur is a Nagar Palika however as per the population, it is still classified as nagar panchayat.[citation needed] This is a very good place for businesses, especially, if the business is rice mills, travel agencies, etc. Although the yearly flow of fresh vegetables in the market is the best part,

Late Shri Manharanlal Pandey was elected as MLA five times from takhatpur. He served as Home, Irrigation and Jail minister in unified MP state. He was also a member of the 11th Lok Sabha of India. He represented the Janjgir constituency of Chhattisgarh and is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Mr. Balram Singh Thakur, two times MLA of Takhatpur played a major role in the development of Takhatpur. Mr. Raju Singh Kshatriya ex MLA of Takhatpur, Mr. Jagjit Singh Makkad( Ex MLA ), Mr P.C.A Julius Mr. Kuddus Ansari,Mr. Shrikant Kanhaiyalal Mishra(lecturer), Mr. Ajay , Dewangan(ex President,Nagar Panchayat) are prominent residents of Takhatpur and have contributed to the area's educational and medical welfare. Mr Vivek Pandey is a prominent leader and advocate who is working towards the social welfare of the local communities.[citation needed]. In the legislative elections of 2018, Dr. (Mrs.) Rashmi Ashish Singh of Indian National Congress won with a margin of 2500 votes against BJP candidate. She is the Daughter in law of ex MLA of Takhatpur Mr. Balram Singh Thakur and Daughter of ex MLA of Takhatpur Mr. Rohini Kumar Bajpai.


As of 2001 Indian census,[2] Takhatpur had a population of 22,989. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Takhatpur has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 59%. In Takhatpur, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Takhatpur
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.