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Sukma District : Chhattisgarh

About District

The Sukma District is directly connected to two different states of Orissa & Andhra Pradesh. National Highway No. 30 and the life providing river Shabari are like the Heart Lines of the District. This new District begins 5 Kms prior to Tongpal as soon as the Jeeram Ghat concludes.Most of the Eastern area of the block Chhindgarh is of plain area however the western side of the block exist series of small hills which continue till Sukma. Different tribal communities are inhabited in this District for time immortal. There are lots of difference in between the culture and life style of these communities. Gond, Muriya, Dorla and Halba are the main communities of Tribes of the District. River Shabari is the prime river of the District which passes through the three development blocks of the District Chhindgarh, Sukma & Konta to the Eastern side and forms a border to the State of Orissa. Paddy is the main crop cultivated by the farmers of the District where as Makka is also produced in certain pockets. A small amount of Kodo-Kutki and Jwar is also produced in the District.


District at a Glance

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