Khandapada

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Khandapada
ଖଣ୍ଡପଡ଼ା
city
Khandapada is located in Odisha
Khandapada
Khandapada
Khandapada is located in India
Khandapada
Khandapada
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 20°16′N 85°11′E / 20.27°N 85.18°E / 20.27; 85.18Coordinates: 20°16′N 85°11′E / 20.27°N 85.18°E / 20.27; 85.18
Country  India
State Odisha
District Nayagarh
Elevation 65 m (213 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 8,754
Languages
 • Official Oriya
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 752077
Vehicle registration OD

Khandapada (also spelt as Khandapara) is a town and a notified area committee in Nayagarh district in the Indian state of Odisha. It's a beautiful town on the vally of nine mountains.

Geography[edit]

Khandapada is located at 20°16′N 85°11′E / 20.27°N 85.18°E / 20.27; 85.18.[1] It has an average elevation of 65 m (213 ft).

History[edit]

During the British Raj era, Khandapada was the capital of Khandpara State. It was one of several princely states of the Eastern States Agency. The instrument of accession to the Indian Union was signed by the last ruler of the state on 1 January, 1948.[2] in the period of pathani samanta

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Khandapada had a population of 8754. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Khandapada has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 82%, and female literacy is 67%. In Khandapada, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Politics[edit]

Current Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Khandapada Assembly Constituency is BJD candidate Anubhab Pattanaik son of late Arun Pattanaik who won the seat in the state election in 2014. MLA from Khandapada Assembly Constituency is BJD candidate Siddharth Singh, who won the seat in State elections in 2009. Bibhuti Bhushan Singh Mardaraj of INC won this seat in 1995, 1985 and also in 1980 as an independent candidate. Arun Kumar Pattanaik of JD won this seat in 1990 and Satyasundar Mishra won it in 1977 as independent candidate.[4]

Khandapada is now part of Cuttack (Lok Sabha constituency).[5]

Education[edit]

·        Pathani Samanta (Degree) College, Khandapara

·        Women's (Degree) College, Khandapara

·        Nilamadhab (Degree) Mahavidyalaya, Kantilo

·        Prahallad (Degree) Mahavidyalaya, Padmavati

·        Balunkeswar Dev Anchalik (Degree) College, Bhapur

·        R.C HIGH SCHOOL, KHANDAPADA

·        GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL, KHANDAPADA

Khandapada Block Panchayat List[edit]

SL No Panchayats Name Villages in Village Deatils
1 Badabananpur 14 1.Banapur 

2.Banjhapalli 

3.Baradakhala

4.Bhramarbar Parasad

5.Chaitanpur 

6.Ghanasalia 

7.Kotabarkali 

8.Kumundi 

9.Nayan Sagar

10.Nrusinghapurpatana

11.Pattakukuta 

12.Ratanpur

13.Sana Banapur

14.Tankupada

2 Banamalipur 17 1.Bahada

2.Banamalipur

3.Banamalipur Patana

4.Basantapur 

5.Basudeipur

6.Jadunathpur

7.Jaganathpur 

8.Jalajhari 

9.Manikapur

10.Nimapatana 

11.Ostia 

12.Pathuria 

13.Purusottampur

14.Ramachandiprasad 

15.Ramachandraprasad 

16.Ramachandrapur

17.Udaypur

3 Benagadia 13 1.Barkoli

2.Benagadia

3.Ghodamaridwar

4.Gopinathpur

5.Ijjat Ghodamaridwar

6.Kadua 

7.Madhaberani

8.Mareikana

9.Muraripur

10.Pathardwar

11.Patta Barakoli

12.Suliapahad 

13.Tentuliapalli

4 Bodasa 5 1.Bodasa 

2.Golasahi

3.Gouda Bodasa

4.Padiabhanga(UI) 

5.Pana Nuagaon

5 Gadiasahi 8 1.Gadiasahi

2.Kunjabeli

3.Natabarpur Sasan 

4.Patharganda 

5.Pitamahula

6.Rakesia

7.Sadhuapalli

8.Sarpokhari

6 Gunthuni 3 1.Anlamada

2.Gunthuni 

3.Raghunathpur

7 Jagannathprasad 9 1.Darda

2.Gunthuni(2)

3.Hatakata

4.Jagannathprasad

5.Kaduapada

6.Kaduapatana

7.Kuahara 

8.Mahulpada

9.Putusahi

8 Jogipalli 9 1.Badahamara

2.Balaspada

3.Budhijhari

4.Jamusahi 

5.Jogiapalli

6.Krushnaprasad

7.Laxmiprasad

8.Tangisahinuagaon

9.Tentuliapalli 

9 Kantilo 1 1.Kantilo
10 Khalisahi 9 1.Baradabari

2.Basudeipur

3.Girdharpur

4.Ichhapur

5.Khalisahi

6.Kismat Ichhapur

7.Kottapokhari

8.Puania

9.Singhimundia

11 Kiajhara 20 1.Bada Khajuria 

2.Badajhad 

3.Bhanrapalli

4.Bhodangapalli 

5.Budhi Jhanda Sasan 

6.Giridipalli 

7.Gochhabari 

8.Jakelapalli 

9.Kiajhara

10.Kiajharpatana 

11.Koduanpalli

12.Mangarajpur

13.Manikapur 

14.Panaspodar 

15.Petapalli

16.SanaKhajuria 

17.Satagochhia

18.Serajanga 

19.Serenda 

20.Takeria 

12 Koska 26 1.Ambaatha(Krushnapur)

2.Anlapata 

3.Badapokharia

4.Balabhadraprasad

5.Dukhapalli

6.Goudapatana

7.Guriabari

8.Kandhapathara

9.Koska

10.Kusumada 

11.Luharkhani 

12.Madhupur 

13.Nuapada

14.Pankal 

15.Pathara

16.Raimba 

17.Ramchandrapur

18.Ratakhandi

19.Ratakhandi

20.Ratanpur

21.Rugabadu

22.Sapua

23.Saradhapur 

24.Singibari

25.Singipur

26.Solapokhari

13 Kumbharapada 3 1.Jakela

2.Khadagprasad

3.Kumabharpada 

14 Maradarajpur 5 1.Chaupalli

2.Giridipatana

3.Harichandanpur

4.Mardarajpur

5.Saljharia

15 Ranichheli 9 1.Gohiriapada

2.Kalapangi 

3.Khuntabati

4.Mangalpur

5.Manikpur 

6.Mardarajprasad

7.Natabaraprasad 

8.Nuagohiriapada

9.Ranichheli 

16 Ranipada 5 1.Biridihi

2.Girigiria 

3.Gopalipada

4.Ranipada 

5.Subalaya

17 Salajharia 5 1.Kaithapalli

2.Kunjabiharipur 

3.Kusumitara 

4.Sahaspur

5.Salajharia

18 Sidhamula 8 1.Balaramprasad

2.Barapurikia

3.Ghodamaridwar

4.Hatiapalli

5.Kanasingh

6.Nagajha

7.Rajkiari

8.Sidhamula

19 Sikharapur 5 1.Barapalli 

2.Gandasahi

4.Sikharpur 

5.Ujalanga

20 Singhapada 14 1.Baraganda

2.Bedanki 

3.Dattapokhari

4.Hariharprasad 

5.Khuntubandha

6.Kismat Baraganda

7.Kunjabihariprasad

8.Kutunisira 

9.Nuagaon 

10.Nuapalli

11.Rupapalli

12.Sambarbindha

13.Singhapada 

14.Tikiribari

        Total Villages        188  

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