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Basudevpur is located in Odisha
Location in Odisha, India
Basudevpur is located in India
Basudevpur (India)
Coordinates: 21°08′N 86°44′E / 21.14°N 86.74°E / 21.14; 86.74Coordinates: 21°08′N 86°44′E / 21.14°N 86.74°E / 21.14; 86.74
Country India
3 m (10 ft)
 • Total33,690
 • OfficialOdia
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationOD

Basudevpur is a town and a Municipality in Bhadrak District in the state of Odisha, India. It is the second most town in Bhadrak District. This town has major role in the path of prosperity of Bhadrak District. The district includes Rakta Tirtha Eram in Basudevpur, where about 30 people along with a woman named Pari Bewa were killed by the British police, DSP Kunjabihari Mohanty while fighting for independence.


Basudevpur is located at 21°08′N 86°44′E / 21.14°N 86.74°E / 21.14; 86.74.[1] It has an average elevation of 3 metres (9 feet). The geographical location of this town has most favorable surviving elements from every aspect like climatic condition, surrounding environments, education, communication, transportation, agriculture, business and so on.


As of 2011 India census,[2] Basudevpur had a population of 219,108. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Basudevpur has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 60% of the males and 40% of females literate. 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.


The current MLA from Basudevpur Assembly Constituency is Bishnubrata Routray of BJD.The former MLA from Basudevpur Assembly Constituency is Bijoyshree Routray of BJD, who won the seat in State elections of 2009 and also in 2000 and 2004 and earlier representing JD in 1995 and in 1990. Other previous MLAs from this seat were Madhu Sadan Panigrahi of INC(I) in 1985, Jagabandhu Das of INC(I) in 1980, Nilmoni Routray of JNP in 1977.[3]

The political influences in the whole area has a great impact. The history is witnessed of this soil who has born many great political leaders. Great leaders like Former Chief minister of Odisha, Nilamani Routray[4] and the first and former Chief minister of Odisha, Dr. Harekrushna Mahatab[5]

Educational institutes[edit]

Atal Bihari College is the premier college located in Basudevpur for higher education. Trupti Women's College is established in 2000 for educational upliftment of women in Basudevpur. Named after Dr Trupti Dash, a paediatrician, who along with Mr Madhab C Dash, a charted accountant of Sugo village of Basudebpur subdivision are the main donors for this college. There are two high schools, known as Atal Bihari High School and Government Girls High School Basudevpur, for higher schooling of Basudevpur subdivision.[6][citation needed]

Basudevpur is part of Bhadrak (Lok Sabha constituency).[7]


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Basudevpur[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  3. ^ "State Elections 2004 - Partywise Comparison for 22-Basudevpur Constituency of Odisha". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 23 September 2008.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ en:Nilamani_Routray, oldid 842879241[circular reference]
  5. ^ en:Harekrushna_Mahatab, oldid 890898502[circular reference]
  6. ^ Ltd, Amebi Technology, Amebi Technologies Pvt. "Basudevpur Municipality". Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  7. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies of Odisha" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2009. Retrieved 2008-09-23.