Bastar is a District of the State of Chhattishgarh in Central India. Jagdalpur is the District and Divisional Headquarter. Bastar District has an area of 4029.98 km². The District is surrounded by Kondagaon,Sukma,Dantewada ,Bijapur Districts of Chhattishgarh. District Bastar has population of 1,411,644 [including Kondagaon Dist.]of which male and female were 697,359 and 714,285 respectively in census 2011. Of the total population more than 70 per cent are tribal people like Gond Tribe, Maria, Muria ,Dhruva, Bhatra, Halba Tribe, etc. Bastar District is divided into Seven Blocks namely Jagdalpur ,Bastar, Bastanar , Bakawand, Darbha, Tokapal ,Lohandiguda and Seven Tahsils Namely Jagdalpur ,Bastar, Bastanar , Bakawand, Darbha, Tokapal ,Lohandiguda.