|• Member of State Legislative Assembly||Shri Badrinarayan Patra (BJD)|
|Elevation||52 m (171 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
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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.
The town lies on the right bank of the Baitarani River with geographic location . 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.
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
There are several places of religious interest and tourism in the vicinity of Ghasipura town.
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.
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.