Ghasipura

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Ghasipura
Ghasipura is located in Odisha
Ghasipura
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 21°12′50″N 86°06′25″E / 21.214°N 86.107°E / 21.214; 86.107Coordinates: 21°12′50″N 86°06′25″E / 21.214°N 86.107°E / 21.214; 86.107
Country  India
State Odisha
District Kendujhar
Government
 • Member of State Legislative Assembly Shri Badrinarayan Patra (BJD)
Elevation 52 m (171 ft)
Languages
 • Official Oriya
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 758015
Telephone code 06731
Vehicle registration OR-09

Ghasipura is a sensus town and an administrative block in the Anandapur Subdivision of Kendujhar District, Odisha, India. It lies on the way from Bhubaneswar to Kendujhar at a distance of 160 km from the former and 80 km from the later. The whole block comprises 179 villages including the village Ghasipura.

Geography[edit]

The town lies on the right bank of the Baitarani River with geographic location 21°12′50″N 86°06′25″E / 21.214°N 86.107°E / 21.214; 86.107. It has an average elevation of 52 m fron MSL. The town is bounded by the Baitarani River to its north, Salapada to its east, Sailong to its west and Kainipura to its south.

Politics[edit]

The current MLA for Ghasipura Assembly Constituency is Sri Badrinarayan Patra of Biju Janata Dal, now education minister of Govt. of Orissa.who won the seat in the State elections of 2009. The previous MLA and Ex-PCC president Shri Niranjan Pattanaik of Indian National Congress.

Places of interest[edit]

There are several places of religious interest and tourism in the vicinity of Ghasipura town.

Jhadeshwar Temple[edit]

It is a very old temple of Lord Shiva located on the bank of Baitarani River. It is one of the 108 Shiva temples being constructed on the bank of the River. Every year, in the month of March, a big festival known as Baruni Yatra is held at this place.

Satsang Vihar[edit]

This is a very beautiful temple of Sri Sri Thakur Anukulchandra. It is the principal centre of the Satsang movement in the whole Anandapur Subdivision.

Bayababa Matha[edit]

This Hindu matha is located in the village Sailong, 2 km south to the town. It is a very famous religious place and picnic spot.

Tukuna Sashan[edit]

Tukuna sashan is Brahmin village of about 120 families. The sashan is having a beautiful Shiv Temple name Kundeswar Mahadev, Managala and Narayan temple in the middle of the village. The village people are mainly dependent on agriculture. There is Sanskrit Graduate College in the village. So many people of the village are CT/B Ed. and Sanskrit teachers.

References[edit]

1. Times Of India, Politics, Ghasipura, Election Results.
2. Educational Institutions in Ghasipura.

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