Bhamragad

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Bhamragad
town
Bhamragad is located in Maharashtra
Bhamragad
Bhamragad
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 19°15′N 80°21′E / 19.25°N 80.35°E / 19.25; 80.35Coordinates: 19°15′N 80°21′E / 19.25°N 80.35°E / 19.25; 80.35
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Gadchiroli
Elevation 231 m (758 ft)
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code +91-7134

Bhamragad is a town and a taluka and a district sub-division in Gadchiroli district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

It is located on the right banks of a confluence of three rivers: The Indravati River, a tributary of Godavari river, the Pearl Kota, and the Pamul Gautami. It is also located on the border of Maharashtra and Chhatisgarh states of India.

Geography[edit]

Bhamragad is located at 19°15′N 80°21′E / 19.25°N 80.35°E / 19.25; 80.35.[1] It has an average elevation of 231 metres (761 feet).

It is part of Aheri Sub-division of Gadchiroli district along with Aheri, Etapalli, and Sironcha talukas.

It is located in the dense forests which are also called as Dandkaranya. The most of the population is Madia Gond. These people maintain their tradditional lifestyle. Madia Gond children are attending schools, many now are doctors, paramedics, teachers, police personnel and employees of the government forest department.

Hemalkasa[edit]

The Lok Biradari Prakalp is located near Hemalkasa a village in Bhamragad taluka, this project was founded by Padma Vibhushan Baba Amte, his son Padma Shri Dr. Prakash Amte is the present medical director.

The population of this village is mainly Madia Gond.

Transport[edit]

Bhamragad is connected by Buses run by MSRTC to Aheri, Gadchiroli. One can get bus from Nagpur to Aheri or Allapalli both are the main transportation hub (located on 7 km distance from each other) for Bhamragad, Bhamragad is 65 km from Allapalli.

Allapalli is the Central Town Connecting like Aheri,Sironcha,Ettapalli,Mulchera,Bhamragad (All Five Taluka). On Allapalli to Bhamragad route you will find Talewada, Permilli, Bhandia (River) Kudkelli Phata, Tadgaon, Hemlkasa and then Bhamragad.

These all villages are situated in a unique forest. The forest is very vast, and all kinds of animals like monkeys, snakes etc. could be seen while travelling here.

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