Kalabuda

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Kalabuda
village
Kalabuda is located in Odisha
Kalabuda
Kalabuda
Location in Orissa
Coordinates: 20°23′56.64″N 86°21′5.15″E / 20.3990667°N 86.3514306°E / 20.3990667; 86.3514306
Country India
State Orissa
District Kendrapara
Language Oriya, English
Seat Patakura
Area
 • Total 3 km2 (1 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,200
Time zone IST (+5.30)
postal code 754153
phone 06727
Vehicle registration OR/

Kalabuda (Oriya: କଳାବୁଦା) is a village in Garadpur block, Kendrapara,[1] Orissa, India, near the eastern coast.

Kalabuda

Location[edit]

Kalabuda is situated about 65 kilometres (40 mi) from Cuttack and 12 km (7 mi) from Kendrapara town, on the bank of Chitroptala river. The Kalabuda (A), Kalabuda (B) and Kalabuda (C) wards are under this village.

History[edit]

"Kalabuda" literally means "art hub" from "kala" (art) and "buda" (hub) in Oriya language). It refers to the prevalence of local artisans.

Temples[edit]

There is a temple of Lord Shiva on the east side of the village. A Sun temple, Jagannath temple, Sani temple and a Mangala temple are present. There are two ashrams, Dadhichi Muni and Kahnei Gosei.

Festivals[edit]

Dasahara, Baruni Mela and Sanimela are the main festivals. Other festivals include Ratha Jatra, Jagara and Kartika Purnima.

Occupation[edit]

Most of the residents are Government service holders. Few farmers remain.

Facilities[edit]

Kalabuda hosts a primary school and a high school. The village offers a medical facility, post office, fax facility, and Internet facility. The bridge in the village connecting Korua and Kalabuda is the main communication path in this area.

Notable residents[edit]

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