Janjgir

Janjgir is the district headquarters of the Janjgir–Champa district in Chhattisgarh. Janjgir was made the district headquarters in 1997 after it was carved out of Bilaspur.It is well known for its famous Vishnu Temple. Janjgir is undergoing very fast industrial developments and is going to host various thermal power plants in the coming years. Janjgir is well connected to railways and roads. The railway station of Janjgir is called Naila after the portion of the city in which it is located .Though there has been several attempts made by the people to renew its name as Janjgir. Every year,the city organises "Jajwalya Dev Lok Mahotsav",a cultural programme in gratitude of King Jajwalya known to rule the city in ancient times.

Janjgir has been the residence of Miss A.C Funk, a Christian Missionary who lost her life in Titanic. Her house still lies deserted in the city and people often visit the ruins of her house. Further,the Nahariya Baba Temple, a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman has always been a place of interest for the tourists.Janjgir is connected to major cities like Bilaspur and Raipur through N.H 200.

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