Ballarpur - General Information

Ballarpur is a city in Chandrapur district in the state of Maharashtra, India. The town was named Balharshah after the king Balharshah.

King Balharshah developed a skin ailment and was told to regularly bathe in a well close to Chandrapur. The king recovered, built a new fort called the Chanda fort and moved his capital there. The ruins of the old Balharshah fort can be seen on the banks of Wardha river.

Balharspur is connected by road and rail.

The attraction at the timber depot is a 800 year old timber log, that has been preserved. Nearest airport is Nagpur 165 kms from Nagpur. Ballarpur is a peaceful town in the resource rich region of vidharbha.