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Dhenkanal is a city and a municipality in Dhenkanal district in the state of Odisha, India.
Geography [ edit ]
Dhenkanal is located at
. 20°40′N 85°36′E / 20.67°N 85.6°E It has an average elevation of 80 metres (262 feet). [1 ]
Demographics [ edit ]
As per the 2001 India
census, Dhenkanal had a population of 57,651. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Dhenkanal has an average literacy rate of 79%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 84% and female literacy is 74%. In Dhenkanal, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age. [2 ]
Notable people [ edit ]
Hospitals [ edit ]
Colleges [ edit ]
Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), Dhenkanal
NYSASDRI School of Journalism & Social Work, Govindpur, Dhenkanal
Dhenkanal College, Dhenkanal
Orissa Institute of Engineering and Technology, Dhenkanal
Women's College, Dhenkanal
Evening College, Dhenkanal
Women's Polytechnic, Mahisapat, Dhenkanal
Dhenkanal Law College, Dhenkanal
Bajirout Industrial Training Institute, Dhenkanal
District Institute for Education and Technology (DIET), Dhenkanal
Synergy Institute of Engineering & Technology(SIET)
e-Tech Residential College, +2 Science, Dhenkanal Vidyarthee Residential College, +2 Science, Siminai, Dhenkanal
Tourist Places [ edit ]
Dattatreya Sai Ashram, Biradia Mahima Ashram, Joranda
Dandadhar Water Reservoir
Ananta Sayana of Vishnu on the bank of River Brahmani, Saranga
Ashtasambhu Temple, Kualo
Mamu Bhanaja Cave, Latagarh
Ramachandi Temple, Nadhera
Naganath Temple, Nagena
Mahakaleshwar Temple, Haripur
Paschimeshwar Temple, Bhaapur
Science Centre and Park, Kapilash
Kapilash Avyaranya, Kapilash
Swapneswar Temple, Korian
Sidheswar Temple, Balabhadrapur
Jaleswar Astasambhu Temple , Jiral
Schools [ edit ]
ODM World School, Govindpur, Dhenkanal Montfort School, Mahisapat
I.G.I.T. Campus High School, Sarang
Brajanath Badajena High School
Government Girls High School
Soudamini Smruti Bidyapitha
Laxmidhar Municipal High School
Balaram High School
Police High School
Aurobinda Bidya Mandir
Swaraswati Shishu Mandir
Balarampur High School, Balarampur
Minaketan High School, Babandha
K. P. High School, Govindpur
SAI Public School Kapilas, Krushnakumarpur, Dhenkanal
SarangDhar High School, Kamakhyanagar, Dhenkanal
Dandimal High School, Dandimal
S. S. High School, Nadhara, Dhenkanal
Indipur High School, Indipur, Dhenkanal
D P S, Banamaliprasad, Dhenkanal
George School, Dhenkanal
Sankarpur High School, Sankarpur, Dhenkanal
Satyabadi High School, Mangalpur, Dhenkanal
Astashambhu Vidya Niketan, Kualo, Parjang, Dhenkanal
Bhuban High School, Bhuban, Dhenkanal
Bhaniram Model high School, Balabhadrapur, Dhenkanal
Siminai Nodal UP School, Siminai, Dhenkanal
Dandimal High School, Siminai, Dhenkanal
Kendriya Vidyalaya, Banamaliprasad, Dhenkanal
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Sarang, Dhenkanal
Temples [ edit ]
Sanischar Mandir, Godidihi
Sidha Ramachandi, Nadhara
Goukanekeswar Mandir, Nadhara
Baladevajeu Mandir (Deula Sahi)
Kunjakanta Mandir (Kunjakanta)
Sundarasuni Mandir (Bypass Chawk)
Dakhinakali Mandir (Dakhinakali Road)
Kapilash Temple Sita-ram Mandir, Saptasajya-Dhenkal
Mahima Alekha Gadi, Joranda
Shiva Mandir, Jeebankhol (Jharagadia )
Sai Temple, Datatreya, Kapilas Road
Parmeswar Temple (Hatura)
Budheswar Temple, Bhuban
Satsang Srimandir, Dhenkanal
Annakoteshwara Temple (Latadeipur)
Politics [ edit ]
MLA from Dhenkanal Assembly Constituency is Saroj Kumar Samal of BJD, who won the seat in State elections of 2014. Previous MLAs who represented Dhenakanal in Orissa State Assembly are given below along with their party affiliations:
: Baishnab Charan Pattnaik and Madan Dehury
: Sankar Pratap Mahendra Bahadur and Kalia Dehury
1962–1967: Ratna Prava Devi (Ganatantra Parisad)
1967–1971: Ratna Prava Devi (Swatantra Party)
1971–1975: Surendra Mohan Pattnaik (INC)
Nandini Satpathy (Janata Party) 1980–1985:
Nandini Satpathy (CFD) 1985–1990:
Nandini Satpathy (Independent) 1990–1995:
Tathagata Satpathy (Janata Dal) 1995–2000: Nabin Ch. Narayan Das(INC)
2000–2004: Krushna Chandra Patra (BJP)
2004–2009: Sudhir Kumar Samal (INC)
2009–2014: Nabin Nanda (BJD)
2014– : Saroj Kumar Samal (BJD)
and until 1962, Gondia was a part of Dhenkanal constituency.
Dhenkanal is a part of
Dhenkanal (Lok Sabha constituency). Currently, [70 ] Tathagata Satapathy of BJD is representing Dhenkanal in the 16th Lok Sabha. The complete list of Members of Parliament who represented this constituency over the years are:
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