Elevation 30 m
Local time Sunday 5:18 AM
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 06811
Population 25,759 (2012)
Area code 06811
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Hinjilicut is a town and a Notified Area Council in Ganjam district in the Indian state of Odisha.
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- Map of Hinjilicut, Odisha
- Maa kanaka durga hinjilicut 2016
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Map of Hinjilicut, Odisha
Maa kanaka durga hinjilicut 2016
According to local legend, there were many Hingal trees in this area. Gradually locality increased and the Hingal jungle was destroyed. Hinjilicut got its named from cutting of the Hingal trees.
Hinjilicut is located at 19.48°N 84.75°E / 19.48; 84.75. It has an average elevation of 30 m (98 ft). It is situated at 20 km from Silk City, Brahmapur, Odisha on East and 15 km from Sugar City, Asika on the West in NH-59 (Gopalpur-on-Sea to Ahmedabad) which is passing through this town approx. 4 km length. River Ghodahada is passing in this town. The famous and ancient Maa Taratarini Temple Hill Shrine (the Breast Shrine of Adi shakti) is 10 km and Jaugada (The site of Ashokan rock Inscription of 263 BC) is 14 km away from Hinjilicut Town in the State Highway of Hinjilicut-Purushotampur. Also Hinjilicut 7 km to Nimigama village pilgrim of second location Maa Tara Tarini.
As of 2011 India, Hinjilicut had a population of 25,092 (2nd biggest town after Brahmapur city in Ganjam District). Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Hinjilicut has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 74%, and female literacy is 54%. In Hinjilicut, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.
The Hinjilicut Municipality would consists of the area such as Hinjilicut NAC, Burupada, Sikiri, Kharida, Khandra, Sompur, Pochilima, Saru and Samarjhola. Presently this area has a population of more than 50,000 people. People of this region are demanding to include Hinjilicut under Greater Berhampur region as it is just 15 km away.
Greater Hinjilicut population is 56,239
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Current MLA from Hinjili Assembly Constituency is Naveen Patnaik of BJD, the Chief Minister of Odisha who won the seat in State elections of 2014 and also in 2009,2004 and 2000. Previous MLAs from this seat were Udayanath Nayak of INC in 1995 and in 1985, Harihar Sahu of JD in 1990, and Brundaban Nayak who won in 1980 as JNP(SC) candidate and as an INC candidate in 1977.
Hinjili is part of Aska (Lok Sabha constituency).
Odisha has several festivals. All those festivals are celebrated in a grand way at Hinjilicut. But the Unique festivals of Hinjilicut are Dussahera & Katu Yatra. Dussahra is the festival of goddess Durga. It is celebrated with much fanfare throughout the city. Katu Yatra is held every year in the month of April on Buddha Purnima. Festival of Fire crackers of different Varieties can be seen in night on Bana Yatra.
∗Danda Nacha and Meru Jatra - Burpada
The city is agog with activities to welcome goddess Budhi Thakurani to her temporary abode for the biennial Thakurani Jatra festival at late night . The hereditary head of the festival, who is also regarded as the head of the weaver Dera community of the city, Desibehera dressed in his traditional attire reached the Budhi Thakurani temple to invite the goddess to her parental abode at his home on Saturday afternoon. His wife also accompanied him as per the tradition. They also offered ritualistic offerings at the Kalika temple. Changudi puja Rituals to welcome the deity for the festival started at the temporary temple built at Desibehera street from evening with the `Changudi Puja'. After rituals, flowers would be carried from Desibehera's house to the Budhi Thakurani temple in this special basket called `Changudi'. Special rituals After offering these flowers to the deity, special rituals would be conducted at the temple that would continue till some of these offered flowers fall down from the deity. These fallen flowers would be carried as representative of the deity to Desibehera street in a large decorated procession at late night. A special police outpost for Thakurani Jatra was opened up at Desibehera street .