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Bargarh is a district on the Western border of Odisha connecting to Chhattisgarh. Prior to 1992; it was a subdivision of Sambalpur district. Bargarh is well known for the quality and Unique designed Cotton Sambalpuri handloom textile products that have wide demand in India and abroad. It is also famous for Dhanuyatra, the largest open air theater in the world. Debrigarh wild life Sanctuary which has miscellaneous forest fringing the Hirakud reservoir and is an abode of Tiger, Leopard, Gaur, Sambar, Spotted deer and Chowsingha is in Bargarh district.

Bargarh Dhanu Jatra
Curtains come down on Bargarh Dhanu Jatra with fall of Demon King Kansa

In the final episode of the largest open air theatre, Mathura King Kansa was killed by Lord Krishna and Balaram.

Bargarh Dhanu Yatra: Maharaja Kansa irked over poor condition of bus stand
Bargarh Dhanu Yatra: Maharaja Kansa irked over poor condition of bus stand

Maharaja Kansa felt really bad to see the sorry state of affairs at bus stand and slapped a fine of 20 lakh gold coins on the bus stand authorities.

Bargarh Dhanu Yatra: King Kansa slaps fine on GST officials, directs to check misappropriation 
Bargarh Dhanu Yatra: King Kansa slaps fine on GST officials, directs to check misappropriation 

World’s largest open-air theatre, Dhanu Yatra is underway in Bargarh town. During this 11-day-long festival, Bargarh town is transformed into Mathura where demon King Kansa rules.

Bargarh town turns into Mathura as 11-day Dhanu Yatra kicks off with fanfare
Bargarh town turns into Mathura as 11-day Dhanu Yatra kicks off with fanfare

As many as 30 artistes hailing from Kolkata took 15 days to give Maharaja Kansa’s palace a look of Rajasthan palace

Fed up with distress sale, Bargarh farmers destroy cabbage plantation on acres of land
Fed up with distress sale, Bargarh farmers destroy cabbage plantation on acres of land

In absence of cold storage, support from the government, and marketing facility, tomatoes are rotting in the field.

Tiger sighted in Odisha's Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary, safety measures in place 
Tiger sighted in Odisha's Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary, safety measures in place 

Hirakud Wildlife Division has confirmed the presence of tiger in the Debrigarh wildlife sanctuary.

Little Balram of Bargarh Dhanu Yatra dies while playing
Little Balram of Bargarh Dhanu Yatra dies while playing

The rehearsal for this year’s Dhanu Yatra has just begun and all the artistes including Pujari have been attending it for a week. In fact, he rehearsed yesterday (Thursday) too and looked absolutely fine to his co-actors.

CM Naveen Patnaik At Padampur
Scanning Padampur bypoll: Five probable reasons of BJD’s win & BJP’s loss

As BJD candidate and late Bijay Ranjan Singh Bariha’s daughter Barsha Singh Bariha defeated BJP’s Pradip Purohit with a margin of over 42,000 votes, the BJP went into introspection mode to ponder upon the causes behind their defeat.

Padampur Bypoll
BJD candidate Barsha Singh Bariha wins Padampur bypoll

A total of 10 candidates were contesting the Padampur byelection battle. The counting of votes had started at around 8 am and BJD candidate Barsha managed to secure a healthy lead in most of the rounds.

Padampur Bypoll
Time to introspect, says MP Aparajita as BJD set to win Padampur bypoll

With trends showing BJD candidate Barsha Singh Bariha strengthening lead, the BJP MP said, “ Whatever mandate comes in Padampur byelection, we will accept it

Padampur Bypoll Result
Padampur Bypoll Result Live Updates: BJD's Barsha Singh Bariha wins Padampur bypoll

Counting for the bypoll to Padampur Assembly constituency in Odisha's Bargarh district started today at 8 am. There will be 23 rounds of counting for

Padampur Bypoll Results
Padampur bypoll counting: Two-way contest between BJP and BJD as Congress cries foul

Padampur by-election is being keenly watched by everyone as its result in favour of the saffron party will push the BJD into a state of self-introspection going into the 2024 elections.

Padampur bypoll
Padampur by-poll witnesses record breaking polling at 81.29%, counting on Dec 8

The fate of the candidates which is locked in EVM machines will be revealed on December 8, 2022. In the meantime, political parties have started speculations about who is going to be victorious and grab the democratic throne of the Padampur constituency.

Padampur bypoll: Villagers allege BJD distributed Rs 1000 per voter 
Padampur bypoll: Villagers allege BJD distributed Rs 1000 per voter 

While the polling was going on smoothly, the allegation of the BJD distributing money among the voters was reported from Bageijuri village.

Padampur bypoll: Polling ends peacefully
Padampur bypoll: Polling ends peacefully

The EVMs were found defunct during mock polls and voting in four booths. However, they were fixed/replaced immediately.

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