Maa Pendrani Temple, Umerkote, Nabarangpur

Maa Pendrani temple is situated inside Umerkote town and is around 70 km from the District headquarter of Nabarangpur. Maa Pendrani is the presiding deity of the place. The main festival of this place is Thakurani Jatra in the month of Chaitra, and a large number of devotees gather here to observe the function. The festival sees men playing the role of the Goddess to signify male subjugation and compensate for the injustice inflicted on Maa Pendrani before she achieved divinity. Maa Pendrani temple is one of the famous tourist places in Nabarangpur.