Borda is a town in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is a part of the Bhopal district of the Bhopal division. It is so close to the city that it can be rightly termed as a suburb of the capital city. The area is located exactly on the south-western end of the city. The main city is located at a distance of 21 km.
Places to Stay
Being a village, naturally there are no places to put up for the night. One is forced to venture into Bhopal for lodging. There are a couple of good budget hotels in the city. Some of the options which are worth a try are Ranjeet Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Silver Inn Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Gaurav Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700) and Hotel Sonali Regency (Tariff – Rs. 650).
The official language of the area is Hindi. Urdu is also used in some areas of the region.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October, Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
The suburb in itself may not have anything interesting to offer. However, the neighbouring city of Bhopal has a couple of tourist attractions among which Van Vihar National Park, Taj-ul-Masjid, Bharat Bhavan and Lower Lake are worth a visit.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Raja Bhoj Airport in Bhopal at a distance of 30 km.
Bhopal Junction Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 21 km.
Both state transport as well as private buses cater to the needs of passengers in the region. Online bus ticket booking is one of the easiest ways of booking your tickets.