Kanker (North Bastar)

State: Chhattisgarh (CG) Statehood: 01 November 2000 10112 Views

District Kanker, also known as North Bastar, is a district located in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. It is situated in the southern part of the state and is surrounded by the districts of Durg, Rajnandgaon, Narayanpur, and Bastar.

Kanker district is known for its rich natural beauty, diverse flora and fauna, and tribal culture. The region is characterized by hilly terrain, dense forests, and picturesque landscapes. The Kanker town serves as the administrative headquarters of the district.


List of Chief Ministers of Chhattisgarh


S.No. Chief Minister Name Tenure
1 Ajit Jogi 1 November 2000 to 7 December 2003
2 Raman Singh 7 December 2003 to 11 December 2008
3 Raman Singh 12 December 2008 to 11 December 2013
4 Raman Singh 12 December 2013 to 17 December 2018
5 Bhupesh Baghel 17 December 2018 to Incumbent
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