Baragarh District :: Introduction
Baragarh got the recognition of a district on April 1st 1993. This is one of the districts of western Orissa which is developed in agriculture, industry, and trade. Bargarh is known as a prosperous district as it holds the Hirakud Irrigation Project. Mahanadi, Jira, Jhanu are some of the rivers that flow through the district making it a heavenly place. Baragarh is rich with the resources like Sambalpuri handloom works cottage industry, Cement factory, Sugar factory and spinning mills. Bargarh is well known for its Dhanu Yatra and Bandha cottage industry.
....... Debrigarh, Devdarha, Gaisima, Ganjapali, Nrushimhanath and Papanga are some of the tourist centres of Baragarh district.
Kedarnath Temple : This temple is situated at a distance of 36km from Baragarh at the foot of Bara hill. This temple was built by Sri Dakhsin Ray, the dewan of Ajit Singh, the king of Sambalpur between 1695 to 1765.It is one among the AstaSambhu temples. Behind this temple there exists the remains of of Kedarnath fort.
General Information About Baragarh District
|Head quarter||Baragarh||Vidhansabha seats||5|
|1. Baragarh sadar
7. Bijepur Sohela
10 . Gaisilat
11. Padmapur sadar