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Titlagarh

Titlagarh
Titilagarh
town
Nickname(s): TIG
Titlagarh is located in Odisha
Titlagarh
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates:
Country  India
State Odisha
District Bolangir
Government
 • Sub-Collector Nikhil Pavan Kalyan,IAS
 • MLA Gita Sahu(Tukuni)
 • Municipality Chairperson Sri Gobardhan Nag
Elevation 215 m (705 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 31,258
Languages
 • Official Kosli Oriya
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 767033
Telephone code 06655
Vehicle registration OD-03
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest city Bolangir
Lok Sabha constituency Balangir
Vidhan Sabha constituency Titlagarh
Website .in.nicbalangir

Titlagarh (also known as Titilagarh) is a town and Municipality in Balangir district in the Indian state of Odisha.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Transport 3
  • Health services 4
  • Education 5
  • Festivals 6
  • Sports 7
  • MLA List 8
  • Notable Persons from Titlagarh 9
  • See also 10
  • References 11
  • External links 12

Geography

Titlagarh is located at .[1] It has an average elevation of 215 metres (705 feet). It was once considered the Hottest place in India (Leaving aside the Thar desert.)At present the situation's changed, clearly showing the effect of Green Revolution. It was famous for its rising temperature, particularly in summer. - Chandra Just as temperature used to rise during summer,it also decreases during the winter.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[2] Titlagarh had a population of 27,756. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Titlagarh has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 57%. In Titlagarh, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Transport

Titlagarh is well connected by railways. It is a junction railway station on the Jharsuguda–Vizianagaram line. Many important trains have a halt here of 10-20 minutes. Titlagarh is connected to rest of India and Odisha by NH-217, connecting Gopalpur and Mahasamund Raipur

Health services

Government Sub-divisional General Hospital
Diagnostic clinic and research center
Dr. Hasmukh Lal's Clinic
Dr. Liladhar Sharma's Clinic
Gayatri Nursing Home
Delux Optical
Titlagarh Dental Clinic Dhanawantari Ayurveda Clinic,Sargiguda

Education

  1. Saint Anne's School
  2. St. Xavier's Public School
  3. Govt. Secondary Training School
  4. SDMT Prabhavati Public School
  5. Maheshwar Hindi High School
  6. Sardar Ballabh Bhai Patel,U. P. School
  7. Dhabaleshwar Vidyapith M. E. School
  8. Govt. Boys' U P School
  9. Ghantasuni U P School
  10. D. A. V. Public school
  11. Govt. Girls' High School
  12. Saraswati Shisu Mandir
  13. Govt. Boys' High School
  14. Swadhin Para School
  15. Madbhati Para school
  16. AUM VALLEY Senior Secondary Residential School
  17. D. A. V. College
  18. Govt. Girls'U. P School
  19. Sibaprasad School
  20. Women's College
  21. Sri Aourobinda Bidyalay ( Sirbhatta Para )
  22. Shirbhata U.P School
  23. Aum valey College of Science
  24. D.A.V. Institute of Commerce
  25. Prabhabati Commerce college
  26. SMIT Distance Education Academy
  27. Maa Ghantasuni High School

Festivals

  • Mahashivaratri Mela is organised during the Mahashivaratri festival every year near Kumuda Pahad for seven days. People gathered from all over Odisha to enjoy this.
  • Nuakhai considered to be the main cultural festival at Titlagarh.
  • Rathayatra is organised every year in the name of Lord Jagannath.
  • Ganpati Puja and Durga Puja is organised every year in many places in the town with orchestra,Kalakunja,Prasad distribution.
  • Ghantasuni yatra during Dushera at town is eye catching.
  • Dushera in Titilagarh is one of the best celebrated fesival. Colorful decoration to the entire city for the span of 10 days of dusherah.
  • Ravan-Dahan the finale of Dusherah. Organised at 2 places(High-school field & College field).

Sports

Titlagarh has been a pioneer in the athletics practices in Odisha.

Beside the Indoor Stadium there are many play-grounds for out door games i.e. High School Field,College Field,City School Field,Town Field. Cricket and Football happen to be the most popular outdoor games.Many talents who has played in the Ranji Trophy nets and few are to name as Mr.Sandip Tripathy(Tulu),Mr.Sanjay Behera and they still an active parts of cricket events all over Western Odisha. There is a high level of fitness awareness among the people in Titlagarh; a Pool of the fitness clubs exists in Titlagarh: Saheed Gymnasium founded by Mr. Suryamani Padhi in 1968,Hanuman Club near Daily market and more.

MLA List

No Name
1 Muralidhara Panda 1952 1970
2 Achyutananda Mahananda 1957 1961
3 Achyutananda Mahananda 1961 1967
4 Achyutananda Mahananda 1967 1971
5 Tapi Jal 1971 1973
6 Tapi Jal 1974 1977
7 Lalit Mohan Gandhi 1977 1980
8 Lalit Mohan Gandhi 1980 1985
9 Purna Chandra Mahananda 1985 1989
10 Vacant 1989 1990
11 Jogendra Behera 1990 1995
12 Jogendra Behera 1995 2000
13 Jogendra Behera 2000 2004
14 Jogendra Behera 2004 2009
15 Surendra Singh Bhoi 2009 2014
16 Gita Sahu(Tukuni) 2014 Incumbent

Notable Persons from Titlagarh

Sam Pitroda
Jitendra Mishra(Film Maker)

See also

References

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Titlagarh
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

External links

  • Bolangir District Website
  • Odisha Government Website
  • Odisha Tourism
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