Dharapgarh & Dashamati Sagar, Balangir

Dashamati Sagar

Dharapgarh is 50 km from Balangir. Dharapgarh has a big tank called Dashamati Sagar covering an area of 119 acres. Believed to be the habitat of some water nymphs the tank is guarded by the shrines of Chandi, Duarsuni, Samalei, Pataneswari, Shiva and Vishnu who are worshipped by non-brahmin. A dip in the tank has religious importance too. Dashamati Sagar is a tourist attraction in Balangir District