Baharagora is a small town in East Singhbhum situated on the south-east corner of Jharkhand, India.
It is 95 km away from Jamshedpur. Kolkata-Mumbai National Highway 6 passes through this place. National Highway 33 connects NH 6 at Baharagora and NH 2 at Barhi, Jharkhand.
Baharagora became a block in the year 1956. Since it is located at the border, Orissa is 10 km and West Bengal is 15 km away from this place. Although the official language of the Jharkhand State is Hindi, the local language in this area is a blend of Oriya and Bengali.
This region was a part of erstwhile Gajapati Empire of Orissa. In fact except some govt. employees, all localites use either Bengali or Oriya as primary mode of education. In the earstwhile, textbooks were also released in Oriya and Bengali.
- Baharagora High School, Baharagora
- K.B.High School, Gamaria
- Khandamouda Oriya High School, Khandamouda
- Gopabandhu School, Panchrulia
- Manusmuria High School, Manusmuria
- Lal Bahadur Shastri High school, Joypura
- Parulia High School, Parulia
- Kesharda High School, Kesharda
- Kumardubi Darkhuli High School, Kumardubi
- Saraswati Shishu Vidya Mandir, Baharagora
- Kaimi Hindi High School, Kaimi
- Rashtriya Computer Saksharta Mission
- T.P.S. D.A.V Public School
- Chitreshwer high school
- Benda Mauda middle school
- Bhabani devi high school
- Kanthulia middle school
- Saraswati Shishu Vidya Mandir (Geeta Ashram)
- l b s high school (jaypura)
Traditional Durga Puja of Tripathy family of Khamar (Earlier Jamindars of this region). It is being celebrated every year by this family for more than 350 years. - 11 km. Each family gets to worship in a term of 6 years. A rare thing found here is the sacrifice of goats given to the goddess.
Traditional Basanti puja - which is just alike Durga puja, celebrated for four day, in the month of Mar-April - started by Lt. Haradhan Singha, in village name Barasati, 10 km from Baharagora. Which was the only Basanti puja of that time in whole Baharagora Block, started 75 years ago…… now the puja is continued by the Singha’s family and Village Members.
Places to visit -
v Chitreshwer Shiv Mandir - 12 km.
v Patrasuni Mandir,Khamar - 11 km.
v Shitala Mata Mandir-1.5 km.
v Saljhatia Shiv Mandir - 9 km.
v Shiva mandir (Sandra)- 9.5 km
v Manusmuria Jaiguru Sanstha - 15 km.
v Jagannatha Mandir - 2 km.
v Shiva Mandir (hatchala) - 2 km.
v Jaiguru Sangha Ashram - 1 km.
v Subarnarekha river- 5 km.
v Unified check gate, Jamsola - Asia's Biggest Octroi Check Post - 5 km.
v Binapani Stadium - 0 km.
v Jyoti Pahari Kynite Mine - 5 km.
v Nataji Subash Park -0 km.
v Guhiyapal Shiva Mandir
v Baghmara Dumri(Charakmara) -8 km.
v Sri Sri Rasik Jeevan Mandir(Benda)- 5 km. from Baharagora
v Sri Hotteshwar Shiv Mandir(Benda)- 5 km. from Bahragora
v Shiv Mandir Jugalsalbni
v Maa Saragbauri Mandir Kesharda
v Shiv Mandir Kesharda
v Maa Dar basini Mandir Jugalsalboni
v Maa Kali Mandir