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Godiabandha is located in Odisha
Location in Odisha, India
Godiabandha is located in India
Godiabandha (India)
Coordinates: 19°15′45″N 83°48′14″E / 19.26250°N 83.80389°E / 19.26250; 83.80389Coordinates: 19°15′45″N 83°48′14″E / 19.26250°N 83.80389°E / 19.26250; 83.80389
Country  India
State Odisha
District Rayagada
 • Type Democratic
Elevation 91 m (299 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 950
 • Official Oriya
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 765025
Telephone code 06862
Vehicle registration OD
Website odisha.gov.in

Godiabandha is a small village located in the Indian state of Odisha in the Rayagada district.[1][2] Aga Soura of Godiabandha was one of the tribal activists who supported the bhoodan movement in Koraput district by forming bhoo samaj.[3]


It happens to be the birthplace of Arjuna Gamang, the founder of Divyadarshan Sangh[4] Dr.Giridhara Gamang (Ex-M.P. of I.N.C.), one of the former chief ministers of Odisha was born at Dibirisingi, a village very close to the village Godiabandha. Oriya and Telugu are the commonly used languages in the village. Most of the people are Hindus. The nearby villages of the area are populated with scheduled caste and scheduled tribe people like saura etc.


Godiabandha village is about 51 km towards east of the district headquarters and 240 km away from the state capital Bhubaneswar.[5] The total population of the village as per latest census report 2011 available in "Official website of census india" is 950 out of which the male population is 470 and the female population is 480[6] Godiabandha is located at 19°15′45″N 83°48′14″E / 19.26250°N 83.80389°E / 19.26250; 83.80389. There is no direct rail or air communication to Gudiabandha. The nearest airport is Bhubaneswar and the nearest railway station is Gunupur. One can reach Gudiabandha via Rayagada by Odisha State Road Transport Corporation buses or private buses.

Educational institutions

  • Govt. Upgraded U.P School, Godiabandha
  • Basantidevi Bidyapitha, Godiabandha


  1. ^ "One five nine .com"
  2. ^ "Indian villages"
  3. ^ "Bhoodan Movement in Odisha with Special Reference to Koraput" (PDF). Retrieved 26 June 2018. 
  4. ^ "Philosophydivine.com"
  5. ^ "Wikiedit.org"
  6. ^ "Population finder 2011 Census"

External links

  • Official website of Rayagada district

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