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Thuamul Rampur from nearby Hill
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Thuamul Rampur is a town in Thuamul Rampur Block, km from the district capital Bhawanipatna and 500 km from the state capital Bhubaneswar. It is also referred as the Kashmir of Kalahandi as it receives moderate amount of snow fall in the winter season. Rich in flora and fauna this area is the key site for origination of rivers like Nagavali and Indravati where Indravati Dam has been built.Kalahandi District of Odisha State. The town is 72
A block is an administrative division of some South Asian countries.
Odisha is one of the 29 states of India. Located in eastern India, it is surrounded by the states of West Bengal to the north-east, Jharkhand to the north, Chhattisgarh to the west and north-west, and Andhra Pradesh to the south. Odisha has 485 kilometres (301 mi) of coastline along the Bay of Bengal on its east, from Balasore to Ganjam. It is the 9th largest state by area, and the 11th largest by population. It is also the 3rd most populous state of India in terms of tribal population. Odia is the official and most widely spoken language, spoken by 36.6 million according to the 2016 Census.
Bhawanipatna is a city and district headquarter of the Kalahandi district in the Indian state of Odisha. Bhawanipatna is a city of numerous temples dedicated to different deities of Hindu pantheon. It is named after the presiding deity, Bhawani-Shankar. Bhawanipatna municipality is the administrative head of the city, which is divided into twenty wards with different sub-areas called para. Originally, these paras were inhabited by people of different communities, but over the last few decades, these Paras have become homogeneous. Bhawanipatna has more than forty-two paras. It is one of the biggest urban areas of western part of Odisha.
It is connected to district headquarter by both Govt. and private buses as well as with neighboring districts of Rayagada and Koraput. Nearest railhead is Tikri 65 km and Bhawanipatna 72 km. For videos on various tourist spots, click on the link ( https://m.youtube.com/my_videos ).
Thuamul Rampur is mainly known for scenic and picnic spots around it.
Thuamul Rampur is situated at 723 m above sea level in the eastern ghats. It is one of the 13 blocks in Kalahandi districts lies in the southern most part of the district and surrounded from east to Rayagada, west to Koraput and west to Nabarangpur district respectively. Erstwhile Kasipur was a part of Kalahandi, adjacent to Thuamul Rampur but due to administrative difficulties it was transferred to Rayagada district without public opinion and information in mid 70's.
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Very less people know that there are two Maa Manikeshwari Mandir i.e, one in Bhawanipatna while another at Thuamul Rampur. It is situated near bus stand adjacent to the ancient Raj Mahal.
There is a small Raj Mahal (now abandoned) in the center of the town. It was once converted to College due to lack of infrastructure.
Tourist Complex was inaugurated by Ministry of Tourism and Culture (Govt. of Odisha) in the year 1995. It was serving as a panthanivas for the tourist for hospitality and accommodation with various facilities. Lack of interest and less focus given to tourism here by state govt. made it abandoned for tourists.
Hello Point is a picnic spot and valley view point 75 km from Bhawanipatna. It is present on the top of the eastern ghats from where half of the Kalahandi district is visible including Junagarh, Kalampur block etc. One can receive signal from all telecom services for mobile, therefore it is named as Hello Point.
Including schools and other govt. offices (Post Office, Block office, Telephone Exchange etc.) it has Banks and a Community Health Center too for financial and health like basic services.
Bank :State Bank Of India
Branch :Thuamul Rampur
IFSC Code :SBIN0005569 (5th character is zero)
MICR Code :766002113
Branch Code :005569 (Last 6 Characters of the IFSC Code)
Address :Bhawanipatna Road, Thuamul Rampur- 766013 (Kalahandi, Odisha)
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