The Sahid Smruti Stamba is situated at the bank of the river Tuni near Papadahandi. During Quit India Movement on August 24, 1942, 19 freedom fighters died while fighting with British soldiers during the march towards Dabugam under the leadership of Madhab Pradhani. To keep it in memory of them Sahid Stamba was constructed and every year on 24th August Sahid Divas is observed. The spot till commemorates the freedom loving people of bygone era.
Umerkote 70 Kms away from Nabarangpur is famous for the temple of Goddess Pendrani. Goddess Pendrani is the presiding deity of Umerkote locality and it is believed that she is one among the seven sisters Goddess of undivided Koraput District.