Rudrapur is an important city in the district of Udham Singh Nagar in Uttarakhand and also the direct headquarters.
Rudrapur what we know today was originally established as a refugee
camp for people coming from Pakistan, West Punjab and Burma in 1960. Today, Rudrapur, the district headquarters of Udham Singh Nagar is a beautiful little own with all modern facilities.
According to legend, King Rudra was stuck in a swampy land while passing through this place on his chariot. He then decided to construct a temple and a well in this place. People say that it is the Atariya temple that was built by King Rudra.