The Swaminarayan Saint Abji Bapa was born in this village in 1845. Abji Bapa took Samadhi here, on Ashad Sud - 5 1929. Two Chhatries containing his padukas have been constructed by his padukas have been constructed by his followers, on the bank of Krishna Talav where he was cremated. Fairs are held at this village on Mahashivratri and the Janmashtami and are attended by the locals. The village is inhabited by Kanbis. Some of them have migrated to Africa and England. Baladiya has a population of 3,893 people.