Birmaharajpur

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Birmaharajpur
BM Pur
subdistrict
Country  India
State Odisha
District Subarnapur
Languages
 • Official Oriya
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration OR-
Nearest city Sonepur, Rairakhol
Lok Sabha constituency Balangir
Climate Rainy, cold, and hot (Köppen)
Avg. summer temperature 42 °C (108 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 20 °C (68 °F)

Birmaharajpur (also known as BM Pur) is a subdivision of Subarnapur district in the state of Odisha, India.

Geography[edit]

Birmaharajpur sub-division is 22 km from the district headquarters of Subarnapur. It is a dispersed town and located on the left bank of the river Mahanadi. The main places of this sub-division are Amarpali, Bagbar,Dantapali,Tithipali, Hillung, Jatesingha, Kalapathar, Kenghriapali, Khandahata, Kumarkeli, Luthurpank, Pitamahul, Ulunda, Dharmasala, Mursundhi, Champamal, Kendupali, Kamalpur, Deulmunda Subalaya.[1]

Educational institutions[edit]

  • Birmaharajpur High School
  • Satyabadi Bidyapitha Kalapathar
  • Subalaya High School
  • Dharmasala High School
  • Ulunda High School
  • Birmaharajpur College
  • Staybadi Higher Secondary School,Kalapathar
  • Dharmasala College
  • Ulunda College
  • Subalaya College, Subalaya
  • Parameswari College,Bhutiapali
  • Umadevi Bidya Mandir, Kadodar
  • Maa Umadevi Anchalik College, Kadodar
  • Amarpali High School, Amarpali
  • Degree College,Jaloi
  • Maheswari bidyapitha uffula

NGO and VOs[edit]

  • Sanskrutika Sansad
  • Saptadipa Sahitya Sansad
  • Indradhanu Club
  • Yuba Shakti
  • Brahmin Samaj
  • Sri Aurobinda Pathachakra Samiti
  • Baristha Nagarika sangathan

Politics[edit]

Current MLA of Birmaharajpur is Shri Padmanav Behera of BJD.[2] Birmaharajpur is a part of Balangir Lok Sabha constituency.

Poets and writers of Birmaharaj Pur[edit]

Santha kabi Bhima Bhoi, Santha Chandramani Das, Bhikari Charan Panda, Madhaba Chandra Bishi, Dwitikrishna Panda, Jajneswar Bishi, Akrura Hota, Dr.Debasis Pandia, Laxmi Narayan sahu, Rabi Chandra sahu, Aniruddha Kurukuria, Madhusmita Panigrahi, Trilochan Meher, Balaram das, Pitabas Rajhans, Bijaya kumar Pujahari, Basudev Ratha, Rajendra Panda, Dr.Himansu shekhar Padhi, Rupadhar Behera, Akshya Kumar Rai, Narayan Dehury, Pranati Ratha, Sasmita Panigrahi, Akshaya Rai Goura Charan Panda, Antaryami Ratha, Prahallad Naik Shyama Gopala Hota Aniruddha Kurkuria Bhagaban Bagh Dharma kumar Satpathy Himansu Panda Kambhu Biswal Ranjeeta Panda Babana Panda Ratnakar Biswal

Places of interest[edit]

  • Thenga Dam Site:

This is a famous Picnic spot located in Birmaharajpur Block on Harihara-Jora Irrigation Project. The Dame site is attracting thousands of local visitors around the year for picnic and other recreation activities because of its natural and beautiful environment. The spectacular water body in foot of the hills and deep forest with cool environment gives a real touch of nature. It is possible to rent a boat with boatman for boating. One can enjoy the sweet and charming sound of various species of birds including peacock. During the winter (November–February) this place attracts lot of foreign birds, which generally come to Chilika Lake. Sometimes it is also possible to see elephants, bears or wolves in the nearby jungle at the dam site.[3]

  • Badkhamar Matha:

This Matha is located at the centre of a man-made forest. It is famous for the 24x7 chanting of Hare Krishna mantra or Maha Mantra ("The Great Mantra"). Head of this Math is called Maharaj. In this area, it is widely believed that a former Maharaj of this Matha had walked on the water of river Mahanadi. “Goverdhan Puja” is celebrated here in a typically big way. People from various districts of Odisha come to this place to take the blessings of lord Krishna.

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