Presently the capital city of state of Chhattisgarh, Raipur was formerly the part of Madhya Pradesh before the formation of Chhattisgarh.
Apart from its history, the city is also important from archeological point of view. The district was believed to be a part of southern Kosal and was ruled by the Mauryas.
Another interesting fact about the city is that it was built by King Ramchandra’s son Brahmdeo Rai, whose capital was Khalwatika (now known as Khallari).
Raipur – a spiritual city with great education system
All the major institutes of national repute are located in Raipur, which is why it is considered to be the hub of great education.
The historical museums and temples in Raipur invite tourists from various places to rediscover facts about the city. The religious places in Raipur attract lot f followers from different parts of the country and they love enjoying the beauty of these temples.
The culture prevailing in the city is similar to that of Chhattisgarh. The people speak Chhattisgarhi language as their official language and they very kind and adjusting by nature. They love varieties whether it is related to their way of living or dressing sense.
Teeja and Pola are the major festivals in Raipur and are celebrated with great enthusiasm.
The city is emerging fast as the commercial and industrial destination for coal, power, plywood, steel and aluminium industries. Even the world class engineering consulting group has their head office in Raipur.
The measures are also taken by the state government to improve the mode of local communication in the city.
As far as education is concerned, the city is already famous for its professional institutes offering world class education.
Climate and best time to visit
The city experiences a tropical wet and dry climate. The summers are quite hot, but winters are moderate. The best time to visit this place is in between October to March.