One of the largest tehsils of the 142-year-old state, Mungeli was made district. Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh inaugurated new district The population of this new district with 3 development blocks is about 5 lakh.
Mungeli got the status of tahsil in 1860. Thus, after 142 years, it became a district from Mungeli tehsil. The new district comprises three Tehsil Mungeli, Patharia and Lormi. Total area of the district is 1 lakh 63 thousand 942 square kilometers. There are many religious and tourist sites in Mungeli district. Where every year there is also a big fair. It was told that Triptagamani Ganga had instructed the establishment of the Kund and the temple by digging in the dream of the Phaninagwanshi king. He considered the instructions for giving a grand look to the Kund and the temple in Setganga. The water of the pool was as cold as the Ganges. Therefore, the sages named it the White Ganga. Which became synaganga in colloquial This place, situated on the banks of Tesua, is known as the pilgrimage site of Mungeli district.
In Mungeli district there are also many religious places like Madaku Island, Motimpur, Hathnikala Temple, Satyanarayan Temple. Lormi tahsil is also in this district. This tahsil also has a famous Achanakmar Reservoir which was declared a Tiger Reserve in 2009 . There is also a famous Khudia dam in the district. Which is surrounded by hills from all three sides. Being built on the River Maniyari, it is also known as the Municipal Reservoir. The 10th-12th century is the most ancient Shiva Temple in Maduku Island. Due to the separation of two parts of the stream of Shivnath river, this place has become a form of island. It is only 45 kilometers from Mungeli