Madhku Dweep a far off place from the city’s population
Madhku Dweep a beautiful island situated at 21°50’33″N 81°56’33″E for the lovers of serenity and peaceful surrounding lovers a far off place from the city’s population. Madhku Dweep the leisure time people can enjoy the beautiful color splashes of the sunlight. The visitors can enjoy the bright blue canopy of the sky stretching beyond the horizon and the breeze through the farmlands. Just a little away from the island, there is a famous teerth of Kabir Panthis, located near Damakheda.
They can also visit the Devrani Jethani Temple at Tata. The Sthapit Shiva lingas of Madhku Dweep are popularly known as ‘Dhumnath’ which has been derived from ‘dhumra’ meaning black smoke as the colour of the stone of the temple is also black in colour. It is a beautiful island which is fast becoming as a popular destination. The Chhattisgarh Tourism Board offers good accommodation facility for the tourists.
how to reach ?
madku dweep is situated on Raipur-Bilaspur Highway NH-130 (old NH-200).25 kms from Bilaspur towards Raipur and 83 kilometers from Raipur.the nearest railway station is Bilaspur and the nearest Airport is Raipur.Madku Dweep is apporachable throughout the year but as it is on the bank of shivnath and River on both side of it .It can be reached through Annicut bridge through sargaon village which is 15-18 kms from madku dweep.
Historical Importance :
(1). here pre historic stone tools have been discovered which is reported in india epigraphy 1959-60 report
(2) here two stone inscription have been found where one is in Brahmi script and is of 3rd century B.C mentioning the name of Akshaya Nidhi and other one is in Shankha Script.