Nisha Rathode

Khordha

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Country  India
State  Odisha

Language spoken  Oriya
District  Khordha
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Khordha(Odia: ଖୋର୍ଦ୍ଧା)is a city and a municipality area in Khordha district in the Indian state of Odisha. Bhubaneswar, capital of Odisha, belongs to Khordha district and is only 25 km from Khordha town. Odisha State Highway 1 and National Highway 05 runs via this town.

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Geography

Khordha is located at 20.18°N 85.62°E / 20.18; 85.62. It has an average elevation of 75 m (246 ft).

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, Khordha had a population of 39,034. The population of Khordha, as estimated in late 2006([1]), was 42,526.

Notable Personalities

  • Pragyan Ojha- Indian Cricketer
  • J. B. Patnaik- Former Governor of Assam, Former CM of Odisha
  • Manasi Pradhan- Recipient of 2013 Rani Lakshmibai Stree Shakti Puraskar
  • Late Lokanath Mishra- Former Governor of Assam (1991–1997)
  • Godabarish Mishra- Freedom Fighter, Writer, Teacher
  • Politics

    Khordha is part of Bhubaneswar (Lok Sabha constituency). Current MLA from Khordha assembly constituency is Rajendra Kumar Sahoo (BJD Candidate), who had won this seat in 2009 state elections as an independent candidate.

    Previous MLAs from this seat were:

  • Jyotindra Nath Mitra who won it for BJD in 2000 & 2004, and also as a candidate of INC(I) in 1980
  • Janaki Ballabh Pattanaik of INC in 1985
  • Sudarshan Mohanty of JNP in 1977.
  • Education

    Colleges:-

  • Prananath Autonomous College, Khordha
  • Women's Degree College, Khordha

  • Schools:-

  • DAV Public School, Khordha
  • SDA Higher Secondary School, Khordha
  • Carmel English Medium School, Khordha
  • References

    Khordha Wikipedia


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