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Bandhaguda
Village
Bandhaguda is located in Odisha
Bandhaguda
Bandhaguda
Location in Orissa, India
Coordinates: 19°34′03″N 84°35′03″E / 19.5676°N 84.5842°E / 19.5676; 84.5842
Country India
StateOdisha
DistrictGanjam
Population
 • Total1,000
Languages
 • OfficialOriya
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
761106
Telephone code06822
Vehicle registrationOR-07/OD-07
Nearest citySheragada, Aska, Berhampur
Legislative Assembly ConstituencyHinjilicut
Avg. Summer Temperature42 °C (108 °F)
Avg. Winter Temperature24 °C (75 °F)
Websiteodisha.gov.in

Bandhaguda is a village under "Sheragada" block in Ganjam district, Odisha, India. It is also a "Grama Panchayat" consists of six villages which are B.Chikili, Bandhaguda, Chasamahuli, Gopapalli, Laxminursinghapur and Sadangipalli. It is 55 km from the Brahmapur city. Historically this village provides rural education to around 15 villages around the area. People get their primary education from Janata Uchha Prathamika Bidyalaya and secondary education is being provided by Sri Jagannath Vidyapeeth, Kansa.

Economy

Around 55% of the work force get their living from agriculture. Agriculture is mainly dependent on monsoon rain. People of Bandhaguda believe in hard work. Banking Service is provided one Regional Rural Bank named Utkal Grameen Bank, Bandhaguda Branch, sponsored by state bank of India.

Education

There are two schools which provides basic education to the student of Bandhaguda and to the students from nearby villages. Janata Upper Primary School provides education up to class VII and Sri Jagannath Bidyapeeth Kansa provides education to tenth class.

Culture

People strongly believe in God and celebrate all the festivals jointly representing the true culture of Orissa. There are three ancient temples in the Village. They are Sri Krishna Temple, Sri Shiva Temple and Maa Kalika Temple.

The Big Hanuman statue situated in Bandhaguda is known as a symbol of protection for all the villagers.

Danda Nacha (In Oriya ଦଣ୍ଡ ନାଚ) of Bandhaguda of famous in while Ganjam District. In Danda nata, Maa Kalika goes out for 13 days from temple and comes back in Mesa Sankranti of Chaitra. The famous festival is popularly known as "Meru Yatra".

Transport

Bandhaguda is connected to almost all small villages by Road. The local political leaders are very much active in building and maintaining public infrastructure of the village.

Administration

Bandhaguda is a panchayat which consists of some near by villages. The leadership of some people in Bandhaguda helps to drive people towards employment in nearby villages too.

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