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Author:Laxman Burdak, IFS (R)

Map of Khorda District

Banapur (बाणपुर) is a town in Khordha district in the state of Odisha, India.



The town is named after the King Banasura of Lord Krishna age.

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Banasura, a demon-king who is said to have ruled over this place. The place was under the control of a line of feudal lords, the ancestors of the Rajas of Parikud, till 18th century. Major point of attraction here is the temple dedicated to Goddess Bhagabati, the presiding deity of Banpur. It is one of the famous Shaktipithas of Odisha. As per historical importance it was one of the centers of inception of Paik rebellion.


विजयेन्द्र कुमार माथुर[1] ने लेख किया है ...देखें- 1. बयाना, 2. महाबलीपुरम्

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