Balasore or Baleshwar is a city in the state of Odisha, about 194 kilometres (121 mi) north of the state capital Bhubaneswar, in eastern India. It is the administrative headquarters of Balasore district. It is best known for Chandipur beach. The Indian Ballistic Missile Defense Program's Integrated Test Range is located 18 km south of Balasore. It is the largest city of North Odisha.
The BJP leader was accorded a rousing welcome during his first visit to Balasore, his constituency, after taking over as Union minister of state for MSME and animal husbandry, dairying and fisheries DNA - Published