Friday, September 14, 2012

Heritage places in Ballia

Heritage places in Ballia

Shahid Smarak
Constructed in the memory of freedom fighters who devoted their lives for India’s independence and made Ballia free for 14 days in 1942.

Religious places in Ballia

Bhrigu Mandir
At Bhrigu Mandir, the famous Dadri fair (mela) is held in the memory of Dardar Muni, disciple of Bhrigu muni, on the occasion of Kartik Purnima every year.

Water Gateways in Ballia

Surha Taal
Surha Taal is one of the most important lakes in the city which covers a large area. In the deeper parts of the lake, large quantities of weed siwar are grown. The water of this taal is drained or filled by the Katihar, a small town in Bihar, which connects it with the Ganga.

Picnic in Ballia(2)

Botanical Garden
Botanical Garden in Ballia shows a wide range collection of herbs, shrubs, trees and many other ornamental plants. The collection of these plants and trees are well taken care of by the government officials at botanical garden.
Dadri Fair or Dadri Mela
Dadri fair is one of the second largest fairs of India. The fair site is located at a distance of about 3 km from bus stand of Ballia city. The fair is held here annually starting from Kartik Purnima (October-November) in the honour of Dadar Muni, the disciple of Rishi Bhrigu. It is believed that he brought the River Saryu up to Ballia on the order of his Guru. This event is celebrated over a period of one month with lots of celebrations. The fair is organized in two phases. During the first phase a cattle fair is organized at Nandigram which starts 10 days before the Kartik Purnima. And later on the day of Kartik Purnima, Meena Bazaar having shops of different items, with many amusement facilities & various cultural programs are organized which last for one month.


  1. Veero ki dharti jawano ka desh bagi ballia ,
    uttar pradesh ,,,,,,,,,,
    sudhir singh

  2. veero ki dharti jawano ka desh
    bagi ballia uttar pradesh ,

    Hum us desh ke wasi hai ,
    jish desh me ganga bahti hain,,,,,,,,,

    Hum us wasi hai jish dist. se shree shahid mangal pandey,
    chitu pandey , veer vikram kuwar singh ur late chander shekhar singh

    ballia ka naam raja bali ke naam pr para ,,

    ballia city me famece brigu ji temple ur baleshwar ji (shiv mandir) hai....

    Sudhir Singh
    post- sawrubandh
    state up

  3. hame garv hai ki ham ballia ki dharti pe paeda hue......

  4. hame jab bhi samay milta hai to ham apne desh ke bare me sochate hai aur apne ballia ke bare me sochte hi mera dil harsho ullash se bhar jata hai ki ham bharat desh ke ballia jile me pada hue jaha ke logo ne kabhi jhukna sikha hi nai , ham jab bhi goan jate hai apni janm bhumi ko chumte hai vapash ate samay mera dil udash ho jata hai ki phir kab apni maa ki god nashib hogi .......mai Ballia ke Madhubani goan ka rahne wala ek sadharan sa bharat mata ka beta hu.........

  5. Dudh mango ge to dudh kya khir nahi denge,Dudh mango ge to dudh kya khir nahi denge,
    Kashmir mango ge to Kashmir kya ,Uski tasvir nahi denge,Jai Hind ,Jai Bagi Bharat ,Jai Bagi Ballia...........