About The District

A place known for the oldest inhabitance of India holding its own world without losing its way of life, its virtues, its dancing, its songs, its folklore, its mirth and laughter, Dantewada derives its name from the capital town of the district, named after the presiding deity of the town ‘Ma Danteshwari’. Ma Danteshwari ,the most revered and worshipped Goddess, by the

people living in this area, is an incarnation of Shakti. Dantewada is believed to be one among the 52 sacred Shakti pithas of the Hindu Mythology.

District Dakshin Bastar Dantewada has been carved out of the erstwhile Bastar District on 25th May 1998. District has been further bifurcated in the yeasr 2007 and 2012 resulting in New Districts Bijapur and Sukma respectively

Siddhi Dantewada Vision Document-2022 with Resolution