Paida is a small village or a hamlet in district Basti. It is located approximately 14 kilometers from the district city on the road to Siddharth Nagar. The chief claim to fame for this village is its contribution to the cause of the freedom movement in the country. It was an important centre of the freedom struggle.
Paida is home to a number of monuments raised in the memory of the freedom fighters. The horticultural department of the district administration has also set up a beautiful park in the village. The park attracts a large number of tourists from far and near.