INFORMATION ABOUT CHANDRAPUR
The district Chandrapur was earlier known as 'Chanda' according to tradition and legend the name of the place was 'Lokapura' which was first changed to ' Indpur' and subsequently to Chandrapur. Lying in the north eastern portion of the state of Maharashtra,
Other places of the region in ancient times include wairangad, Kosala, Bhadravati and Markanda. Hindu and Buddhist kings are said to have ruled the area for a long time, Later on Gonds overtook Dana Chiefs who ruled Chandrapur around 9 th century and Gond Kings ruled the area till 1751 after which Maratha period started. Raghuji Bhosale, the last King of the dynasty, died heirless in 1853 and Nagpur province together with Chandrapur was declared annexed to British Empire.
Chandrapur is a place for wild life lovers with a visit to the lovely Andhari Tiger Reserve. Pilgrims and picnickers will also find a few places of interest like Bhadravati temple and Junona Development Scheme.
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