Khandapada

Khandapada (also spelt as Khandapara) is a town and a notified area committee in Nayagarh district in the Indian state of Odisha. It is located in the valley of nine mountains.

Khandapada
Town
Khandapada is located in Odisha
Khandapada
Khandapada
Location in Odisha, India
Khandapada is located in India
Khandapada
Khandapada
Khandapada (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
StateOdisha
DistrictNayagarh
Elevation
65 m (213 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total9,038
Languages
 • OfficialOdia
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
752077
Vehicle registrationOD

GeographyEdit

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).

HistoryEdit

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

DemographicsEdit

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.

PoliticsEdit

 Shri Soumya Ranjan Patnaik is a member of 16th Assembly of Odisha (2019 - 2024) elected from Khandapada assembly constituency.Previously Anubhav Patnaik 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]

EducationEdit

· 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 ListEdit

SL No Panchayats Name Villages in Village Details
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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Khandapada[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Khandpara Princely State - "The Golden Book of India"; LETHBRIDGE, Roper, MacMillan & Co., 1893 p. 247
  3. ^ "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.
  4. ^ "State Elections 2004 - Partywise Comparison for 63-Khandapara Constituency of Odisha". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 13 September 2008.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies of Odisha" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2009. Retrieved 13 September 2008.