Welcome to Bhawanipatna Special Planning Authority

Bhawanipatna is the premier town in Kalahandi District and the administrative head-quarters. The town also serves as the Commercial node of the district. This town has acquired its nomenclature from the name of the reigning deity " BHAWANI SANKAR ". Abutting the verdant environs of the Eastern Ghats despite its isolation, this town has acquired urban characteristics with consequent importance in the administrative and commercial sectors.

Although the modern history of the town has been traced from 1850 A. D., it cannot be denied that the town's history has a beginning to remote periods as it is closely intertwined with the history of the region.

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