Basudebpur

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Basudevpur
Basudevpur
city
Basudevpur is located in Odisha
Basudevpur
Basudevpur
Basudevpur is located in India
Basudevpur
Basudevpur
Location in Odisha, 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
State Odisha
District Bhadrak
Elevation 3 m (10 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 219,108
Languages
 • Official Odia
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 756125
Vehicle registration OD
Website odisha.gov.in

Basudevpur is a town and a Municipality in Bhadrak District in the state of Odisha, India.

Geography[edit]

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).

Demographics[edit]

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.

Politics[edit]

Current 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]

Educational Institutes[edit]

Atal Bihari College is the premiier 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, Paediatrician, who along with Mr Madhab C Dash, Charted Accountant of Sugo village of Basudebpur subdivision are the main donors for this College. There are two premier High Schools known as Atal Bihari High School and Government Girls High School Basudevpur for higher schooling of Basudevpur subdivision.

Basudevpur is part of Bhadrak (Lok Sabha constituency).[4]

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