Keonjhar District of Odisha

Keonjhar District of Odisha

Keonjhar district of Odisha A Comprehensive Guide

Keonjhar district of Odisha , lying between 21o1’N and 22o10’N latitude and 85o11’E to 86o22’E longitude presents a panorama of millennia, both from the geographical and anthropological point of view. Spread over an area of 8,240 Sq. Kms, it is as varied as the whole of Orissa with water-falls, roaring gorges, mountains and minerals.

Traditional Fairs and Festivals

1.The people of Keonjhar district of Odisha observe a number of festivals all the year round.
2.Fairs / Festivals Period Place
3.Makar Sankranti January-February Murga Mahadev Barhatipura
4.Raja Sankranti May-June Sitabinj
5.Baruni Yatra February-March Gonasika
6.Sivaratri (Jagar Yatra) February Kosaleswar
7.Ratha Yatra July Keonjhar Old Town, Anandapur, Champua


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