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Dhenkanal, India

 

Dhenkanal, India

Dhenkanal
Dhenkanal
city
Dhenkanal is located in Odisha
Dhenkanal
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates:
Country  India
State Odisha
District Dhenkanal
Government
 • Type Municipality
Area
 • Total 31 km2 (12 sq mi)
Elevation 80 m (260 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 67,414
 • Density 1,865/km2 (4,830/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Odia
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 759001
Telephone code 06762

Dhenkanal is a city and a municipality in Dhenkanal district in the state of Odisha, India.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Notable people 3
  • Hospitals 4
  • Colleges 5
  • Transport 6
  • Tourist Places 7
  • Schools 8
  • Temples 9
  • Politics 10
  • References 11
  • External links 12

Geography

Dhenkanal is located at .[1] It has an average elevation of 80 metres (262 feet).

Demographics

As per the 2011 India census,[2] Dhenkanal had a population of 67,414. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Dhenkanal has an average literacy rate of 79%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 84% and female literacy is 74%. In Dhenkanal, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Notable people

Hospitals

  • Kalinga Eye Hospital, Dhenkanal.[69]
  • Saishree Eye Hospital
  • District Headquarters Hospital
  • Shree Jagannath Hospital, Gopabandhu Bazar

Colleges

Transport

Dhenkanal railway station serves Dhenkanal district. Dhenkanal lies on NH 42. There are frequent buses from Dhenkanal to Bhubaneswar and Rourkela.

Tourist Places

  • Kapilash Temple
  • Saptasajya
  • Dattatreya Sai Ashram, Biradia
  • Mahima Ashram, Joranda
  • Dandadhar Water Reservoir
  • Ananta Sayana of Vishnu on the bank of River Brahmani, Saranga
  • Ashtasambhu Temple, Kualo
  • Mamu Bhanaja Cave, Latagarh
  • Ramachandi Temple, Nadhera
  • Naganath Temple, Nagena
  • Ganeshkhol, Karmul
  • Mahakaleshwar Temple, Haripur
  • Jibankhol, Odapara
  • Paschimeshwar Temple, Bhaapur
  • Science Centre and Park, Kapilash
  • Kapilash Avyaranya, Kapilash
  • Swapneswar Temple, Korian
  • Sidheswar Temple, Balabhadrapur
  • Jaleswar Astasambhu Temple, Jiral
  • Daudeswar tample, Karamul, Jayapur, Chandipal

Schools

  • ODM World School, Govindpur, Dhenkanal
  • Montfort School, Mahisapat
  • Brajanath Badajena High School
  • Government Girls High School
  • Sarang Dhar High School, Kamakhyanagar
  • I.G.I.T. Campus High School, Sarang
  • Soudamini Smruti Bidyapitha
  • Laxmidhar Municipal High School
  • Balaram High School
  • Police High School
  • Aurobinda Bidya Mandir
  • Swaraswati Shishu Mandir
  • Balarampur High School, Balarampur
  • Minaketan High School, Babandha
  • K. P. High School, Govindpur
  • SAI Public School Kapilas, Krushnakumarpur, Dhenkanal
  • Dandimal High School, Dandimal
  • S. S. High School, Nadhara, Dhenkanal
  • Indipur High School, Indipur, Dhenkanal
  • D P S, Banamaliprasad, Dhenkanal
  • George School, Dhenkanal
  • Sankarpur High School, Sankarpur, Dhenkanal
  • Satyabadi High School, Mangalpur, Dhenkanal
  • Astashambhu Vidya Niketan, Kualo, Parjang, Dhenkanal
  • Bhuban High School, Bhuban, Dhenkanal
  • Bhaniram Model high School, Balabhadrapur, Dhenkanal
  • Siminai Nodal UP School, Siminai, Dhenkanal
  • Dandimal High School, Siminai, Dhenkanal
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya, Banamaliprasad, Dhenkanal
  • Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Sarang, Dhenkanal

Temples

  • Sanischar Mandir, Godidihi
  • Sidha Ramachandi, Nadhara
  • Goukanekeswar Mandir, Nadhara
  • Baladevajeu Mandir (Deula Sahi)
  • Kunjakanta Mandir (Kunjakanta)
  • Sundarasuni Mandir (Bypass Chawk)
  • Dakhinakali Mandir (Dakhinakali Road)
  • Kapilash Temple
  • Sita-ram Mandir, Saptasajya
  • Mahima Alekha Gadi, Joranda
  • Shiva Mandir, Jeebankhol (Jharagadia )
  • Sai Temple, Datatreya, Kapilas Road
  • Matrupitha, Barada
  • Parmeswar Temple (Hatura)
  • Budheswar Temple, Bhuban
  • Satsang Srimandir, Dhenkanal
  • Annakoteshwara Temple (Latadeipur)

Politics

Current MLA from Dhenkanal Assembly Constituency is Saroj Kumar Samal of BJD, who won the seat in State elections of 2014. Previous MLAs who represented Dhenakanal in Odisha State Assembly are given below along with their party affiliations:

  •                 : Baishnab Charan Pattnaik and Madan Dehury
  •                 : Sankar Pratap Mahendra Bahadur and Kalia Dehury
  • 1962–1967: Ratna Prava Devi (Ganatantra Parisad)
  • 1967–1971: Ratna Prava Devi (Swatantra Party)
  • 1971–1975: Surendra Mohan Pattnaik (INC)
  • 1977–1980: Nandini Satpathy (Janata Party)
  • 1980–1985: Nandini Satpathy (CFD)
  • 1985–1990: Nandini Satpathy (Independent)
  • 1990–1995: Tathagata Satpathy (Janata Dal)
  • 1995–2000: Nabin Ch. Narayan Das(INC)
  • 2000–2004: Krushna Chandra Patra (BJP)
  • 2004–2009: Sudhir Kumar Samal (INC)
  • 2009–2014: Nabin Nanda (BJD)
  • 2014–       : Saroj Kumar Samal (BJD)

and until 1962, Gondia was a part of Dhenkanal constituency.

Dhenkanal is a part of Dhenkanal (Lok Sabha constituency).[70] Currently, Tathagata Satapathy of BJD is representing Dhenkanal in the 16th Lok Sabha. The complete list of Members of Parliament who represented this constituency over the years are:

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External links

  • Official website
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