What is the number of states surrounding the state of chhattisgarh?

Chhattisgarh borders the states of Madhya Pradesh in the northwest, Maharashtra in the southwest, Andhra Pradesh in the south, Telangana in the south, Odisha in the east, Jharkhand in the northeast and Uttar Pradesh in the north. Currrently Chhattisgarh is ruled by BJP Chhattisgarh.