Why Kanker famous?

Why Kanker famous?

Kanker is a pristine district situated by the river Doodh and surrounded by dense jungles and extraordinary tribal cultures. It is more of a heritage jewel famed for its unique traditions and a rich tribal history.

What is the population of Kanker?

Kanker, Chhattisgarh

Elevation 388 m (1,273 ft)
Population (2011)
• Total 41,500

Is Kanker Naxalite area?

Kanker (Chhattisgarh) [India], April 24 (ANI): A group of Naxals on Saturday opened fire on Border Security Force (BSF) camp in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh. The firing took place at around 8.30 pm in Koylibeda police station area.

Who is the king of Kanker?

According to tradition Kanker was founded in the early 2nd century by Raja Satkarni of the Satavahana dynasty. The state was occupied by the Marathas of Nagpur in 1809 and the Raja of Kanker was deprived of its power.

How many villages are in the Kanker district?

1005 villages
There are 454 Gram Panchayats and 1005 villages in the Kanker district.

What does Kanker Palace is originally known as?

Built in the first quarter of the last century, and rebuilt and set in a garden in 1937, Kanker Palace was earlier known as Radhanivas Bagicha. The residence of the British Agent during the Raj, it is now lived in by the Royal family.

How many blocks are in the Kanker district?

7 blocks
Administrative divisions There are 7 blocks/tehsils in Kanker district.

What language is kanker?

Translation of kanker in Dutch–English dictionary.

What is the population of Jagdalpur?


Jagdalpur Jathuguda
Elevation 552 m (1,811 ft)
Population (2011)
• Metro 263,000
• Rank 4th in Chhattisgarh & 155th in India