Ballia is also known as Baghi Ballia, it is a revolutionary city. This land has given birth to many people who participated in the freedom fight and liberated India from the british rule. Ballia is the land of the great social worker Shri Jai prakash narayan, the land of former prime minister Chandrashekhar, famous poet Hazari prasad dwivedi and the great warrior martyr Mangal pandey of 1857. Ballia culture is very rich, in 1942 Ballia was the first city to get independence from British rule.
Ballia is derived from the quality of its soil, balua, ballia is also known for saints Bhrigu muni and Dardar muni.
Famous Places of Ballia – As we know about its rich culture, but here are some famous places where you can see more of this city, and understand its larger culture!
Shaheed Chowk – Shaheed Chowk is situated in the heart of Ballia city, it is built in memory of the martyrs of the freedom struggle. It has been made in 1942 in honor of the people who raised the slogan of Azadi against the British rule, Shahido is remembered by the honorable people by hoisting the tricolor on 14 August every year.
Bhrigu Baba Temple – This is a very famous temple in Ballia, it is in honor of Maharishi Bhrigu, it is located on NH-31! Maharishi Bhrigu is also the father-in-law of Lord Vishnu. It is said about him that once Devatavo sent him to Tridevo in turn to test the tolerances of Tridevo, in the end when he came here to Lord Vishnu, he was sleeping, Seeing this, Maharishi Bhrigu became angry and struck at the cine of Lord Vishnu with his feet.Maharishi Bhrigu was married twice.From his first wife he had two sons first is Venus or Shukracharya who went ahead to become the guru of the demons, the other was Shilpkar Vishwakarma.
JP Bird Sanctuary-JP Bird Sanctuary, also known as Surha Tal among local villagers, is located in Basantpur village. Here you can see different types of birds and you can also see Siberian birds. JP Bird Sanctuary is also known as Surha Tal among the local villagers., It is located in Basantpur village. Here you can see different types of birds and you can also see Siberian birds. Surha Tal is connected to Boundary of Basantpur village in Ballia district, its area is about 3732 hectares.